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closeservicehandle (advapi32)
 
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Summary
The CloseServiceHandle function closes a handle to a service control manager or service object.

C# Signature:

[DllImport("advapi32.dll", SetLastError=true)]
[return: MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.Bool)]
public static extern bool CloseServiceHandle( IntPtr hSCObject );

VB.Net Signature:

    <DllImport("advapi32.dll", SetLastError:=True)> _
    Private Shared Function CloseServiceHandle(ByVal serviceHandle As IntPtr) As Boolean
    End Function

VB Signature:

    Declare Function CloseServiceHandle Lib "advapi32.dll" (ByVal hSCObject As IntPtr) As Boolean

User-Defined Types:

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Notes:

Handles returned from CreateService must be closed using this function, rather than the standard CloseHandle

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