PathIsExe function

[PathIsExe is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions.]

Determines whether a file is an executable by examining the file name extension.

Syntax

BOOL PathIsExe(
  PCWSTR pszPath
);

Parameters

pszPath

Type: PCWSTR

A pointer to a null-terminated, Unicode string that contains the file path, which includes the name of the file.

Return Value

Type: BOOL

Returns TRUE if the file name extension is .cmd, .bat, .pif, .scf, .exe, .com, or .scr; otherwise, FALSE.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header shlobj_core.h (include Shlobj.h)
Library Shell32.lib
DLL Shell32.dll (version 5.0 or later)