Microsoft Specific

Halts the microprocessor until an enabled interrupt, a nonmaskable interrupt (NMI), or a reset occurs.


void __halt( void );


Intrinsic Architecture
__halt x86, x64

Header file <intrin.h>


The __halt function is equivalent to the HLT machine instruction, and is available only in kernel mode. For more information, search for the document, "Intel Architecture Software Developer's Manual, Volume 2: Instruction Set Reference," at the Intel Corporation site.

END Microsoft Specific

See also

Compiler intrinsics