IFilterChain::StopChain method (strmif.h)

The StopChain method switches all the filters in a filter chain into a stopped state.


HRESULT StopChain(
  [in] IBaseFilter *pStartFilter,
  [in] IBaseFilter *pEndFilter


[in] pStartFilter

A pointer to the IBaseFilter interface of the filter at the start of the chain.

[in] pEndFilter

Pointer to the filter at the end of the chain. If this parameter is NULL, the method uses the longest possible filter chain that extends downstream from the start filter.

Return value

Returns S_OK if successful, or an HRESULT value indicating the cause of the failure otherwise.


Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header strmif.h (include Dshow.h)
Library Strmiids.lib

See also

Error and Success Codes

IFilterChain Interface