Microsoft Windows CE 3.0  


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This function releases storage that was allocated for a buffered string.

VOID NdisFreeString(


Pointer to the buffer containing the string.


Drivers usually call the NdisInitializeString, NdisIntiAnsiString, and/or NdisInitUnicodeStringfunctions when they are initializing, for example, to set up names passed to the Ndis XXXConfigurationfunctions. For each call it makes to an Ndis XXXStringfunction, the driver should make a corresponding call to this function before its initialization function returns control.

NDIS drivers can also call this function to release buffers that they allocate for calls to the NdisAnsiStringToUnicodeStringand NdisUnicodeStringToAnsiStringfunctions.

A driver that calls this function runs at IRQL PASSIVE_LEVEL.


Runs on Versions Defined in Include Link to
Windows CE OS 2.0 and later Ndis.h    
Note   This API is part of the complete Windows CE OS package as provided by Microsoft. The functionality of a particular platform is determined by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and some devices may not support this API.

See Also

NdisAnsiStringToUnicodeString, NdisFreeMemory, NdisInitAnsiString, NdisInitializeString, NdisInitUnicodeString, NdisOpenAdapter, NdisRegisterProtocol, NdisUnicodeStringToAnsiString

 Last updated on Tuesday, July 13, 2004

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