Microsoft Windows CE 3.0  


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This function returns power-save mode status and capabilities.

STATUS PDCardGetAdapter(


Specifies a number identifying the PC Card socket for which to return information. Valid values depend on the number of PC Card sockets present on the Windows CE–based platform.
Pointer to a PDCARD_ADAPTER_STATEstructure containing the socket's status and capabilities.

Return Values

Returns one of the CERR_* return codes in the Cardserv.h header file.


When the system is in low-power mode, the ADP_STATE_POWERDOWNbit is set. When the PC Card socket is turned off, the bit ADP_STATE_POWEROFFis set. When the PC Card socket is in full-power mode, the state is either 0 or ADP_STATE_MAINTAIN. This function is called in critical power situations, so it should not block or yield.


Runs on Versions Defined in Include Link to
Windows CE OS 1.0 and later      
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.

 Last updated on Tuesday, July 13, 2004

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