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The GetExitCodeThread function retrieves the termination status of the specified thread.

BOOL GetExitCodeThread(

    HANDLE hThread,

// handle to the thread

    LPDWORD lpExitCode 

// address to receive termination status



Identifies the thread.

Windows NT: The handle must have THREAD_QUERY_INFORMATION access. For more information, see Thread Objects.

Points to a 32-bit variable to receive the thread termination status.

Return Values

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.


If the specified thread has not terminated, the termination status returned is STILL_ACTIVE. If the thread has terminated, the termination status returned may be one of the following:

See Also

ExitThread, GetExitCodeProcess, TerminateThread 

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