WerGetFlags function (werapi.h)

Retrieves the Windows Error Reporting (WER) fault reporting settings for the specified process.


HRESULT WerGetFlags(
  [in]  HANDLE hProcess,
  [out] PDWORD pdwFlags


[in] hProcess

A handle to the process. This handle must have the PROCESS_VM_READ or PROCESS_QUERY_INFORMATION access right.

[out] pdwFlags

This parameter can contain one or more of the following values.

Value Meaning
WER_FAULT_REPORTING_FLAG_DISABLE_THREAD_SUSPENSION Do not suspend the process threads before reporting the error.
WER_FAULT_REPORTING_FLAG_NOHEAP Do not collect heap information in the event of an application crash or non-response.
WER_FAULT_REPORTING_FLAG_QUEUE Queue critical reports for the specified process. This does not show any UI.
WER_FAULT_REPORTING_FLAG_QUEUE_UPLOAD Queue critical reports and upload from the queue.
WER_FAULT_REPORTING_ALWAYS_SHOW_UI Always show error reporting UI for this process. This is applicable for interactive applications only.

Return value

This function returns S_OK on success or an error code on failure.


Requirement Value
Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header werapi.h
Library Kernel32.lib
DLL Kernel32.dll

See also

WerSetFlags, Windows Error Reporting