Function Reference


Duplicates an object handle

#include <WinAPI.au3>
_WinAPI_DuplicateHandle ( $hSourceProcessHandle, $hSourceHandle, $hTargetProcessHandle, $iDesiredAccess, $iInheritHandle, $iOptions )


$hSourceProcessHandle A handle to the process with the handle to be duplicated
$hSourceHandle The handle to be duplicated
$hTargetProcessHandle A handle to the process that is to receive the duplicated handle
$iDesiredAccess The access requested for the new handle
$iInheritHandle A variable that indicates whether the handle is inheritable
$iOptions Optional actions

Return Value

Success: New handle
Failure: 0, call _WinAPI_GetLastError() to get extended error information


_WinAPI_CloseHandle, _WinAPI_OpenProcess

See Also

Search DuplicateHandle in MSDN Library.


#include <WinAPI.au3>

Local $hCurProcessPseudo = _WinAPI_GetCurrentProcess()
ConsoleWrite("Pseudo handle for current process = " & $hCurProcessPseudo & @CRLF)

Local $hCurProcess = _WinAPI_DuplicateHandle($hCurProcessPseudo, $hCurProcessPseudo, $hCurProcessPseudo, Default, True, $DUPLICATE_SAME_ACCESS)
ConsoleWrite("Real handle for current process = " & $hCurProcess & @CRLF)

; ...

; Close handle when no longer needed