CryptCATClose function

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

The CryptCATClose function closes a catalog handle opened previously by the CryptCATOpen function. This function has no associated import library. You must use the LoadLibrary and GetProcAddress functions to dynamically link to Wintrust.dll.


BOOL CryptCATClose(
  IN HANDLE hCatalog



Handle opened previously by a call to the CryptCATOpen function.

Return Value

The return value is TRUE if the function succeeds; FALSE if the function fails.


Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header mscat.h
Library Wintrust.lib
DLL Wintrust.dll

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