WSARemoveServiceClass function (winsock2.h)

The WSARemoveServiceClass function permanently removes the service class schema from the registry.

Syntax

INT WSAAPI WSARemoveServiceClass(
  LPGUID lpServiceClassId
);

Parameters

lpServiceClassId

Pointer to the GUID for the service class you want to remove.

Return value

The return value is zero if the operation was successful. Otherwise, the value SOCKET_ERROR is returned, and a specific error number can be retrieved by calling WSAGetLastError.

Error code Meaning
WSATYPE_NOT_FOUND
The specified class was not found.
WSAEACCES
The calling routine does not have sufficient privileges to remove the Service.
WSAETOOMANYREFS
There are service instances that still reference the class. Removal of this class is not possible at this time.
WSANOTINITIALISED
The WS2_32.DLL has not been initialized. The application must first call WSAStartup before calling any Windows Sockets functions.
WSAEINVAL
The specified GUID was not valid.
WSA_NOT_ENOUGH_MEMORY
There was insufficient memory to perform the operation.
 
 

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header winsock2.h
Library Ws2_32.lib
DLL Ws2_32.dll

See also

WSAGetLastError

WSAStartup

Winsock Functions

Winsock Reference