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This function returns the thread identifier, which is used as a handle of the calling thread.


DWORD GetCurrentThreadId(void);



Return Value

The thread identifier of the calling thread indicates success.


Until the thread terminates, the thread identifier uniquely identifies the thread throughout the system. This identifier is also the handle of the thread.


Header kfuncs.h
Library coredll.lib
Windows Embedded CE Windows CE 1.0 and later
Windows Mobile Windows Mobile Version 5.0 and later

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