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certfreecertificatecontext (crypt32)
 
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Summary
This function frees a certificate context by decrementing its reference count. When the reference count goes to zero, this function frees the memory occupied by a certificate context. Each context obtained by a get, find, enumerate, duplicate, or create operation must be freed by the appropriate free operation.

C# Signature:

[DllImport("crypt32.dll")]
static extern bool CertFreeCertificateContext(IntPtr pCertContext);

VB .NET Signature:

    <DllImport("Crypt32.dll")> _
    Private Shared Function CertFreeCertificateContext( _
    ByVal pCertContext As IntPtr _
    ) As Boolean
    End Function

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Notes:

The function always returns TRUE.

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