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GetExitCodeProcess (coredll)

coredll is for smart devices, not desktop Windows. Therefore, this information only applies to code using the .NET Compact Framework. To see if information for GetExitCodeProcess in other DLLs exists, click on Find References to the right.

TODO - a short description

C# Signature:

[DllImport("CoreDLL.dll", SetLastError=true)]
static extern bool GetExitCodeProcess(IntPtr Handle, out uint Wait);

VB Signature:

Declare Function GetExitCodeProcess Lib "CoreDLL.dll" (TODO) As TODO

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private main(){

    ProcessInfo pi = new ProcessInfo();
    uint ret;
    CreateProcessWait("calc.exe", "", pi, out ret)


private static bool CreateProcessWait( String ExeName, String CmdLine, ProcessInfo pi, out uint retCode ){

    Int32 INFINITE;
    int intRet;
    unchecked {INFINITE = (int)0xFFFFFFFF;}
    retCode = 0;

    if ( pi == null ){
    pi = new ProcessInfo();
    byte [] si = new byte[128];
    intRet= CreateProcessAPI(ExeName, CmdLine, IntPtr.Zero, IntPtr.Zero,
    0, 0, IntPtr.Zero, IntPtr.Zero, si, pi);

    WaitForSingleObject(pi.hProcess, INFINITE);
    uint ExitCode;
    if(GetExitCodeProcess(pi.hProcess, out ExitCode) == true){
    // getRetValue
    if(intRet == 0){
    return false;
    return true;



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