FindVolumeMountPointClose function (winbase.h)

Closes the specified mounted folder search handle. The FindFirstVolumeMountPoint and FindNextVolumeMountPoint functions use this search handle to locate mounted folders on a specified volume.


BOOL FindVolumeMountPointClose(
  [in] HANDLE hFindVolumeMountPoint


[in] hFindVolumeMountPoint

The mounted folder search handle to be closed. This handle must have been previously opened by the FindFirstVolumeMountPoint function.

Return value

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.


After the FindVolumeMountPointClose function is called, the handle hFindVolumeMountPoint cannot be used in subsequent calls to either FindNextVolumeMountPoint or FindVolumeMountPointClose.

The FindFirstVolumeMountPoint, FindNextVolumeMountPoint, and FindVolumeMountPointClose functions return paths to mounted folders for a specified volume. They do not return drive letters or volume GUID paths. For information about enumerating the volume GUID paths for a volume, see Enumerating Volume GUID Paths.

In Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, this function is supported by the following technologies.

Technology Supported
Server Message Block (SMB) 3.0 protocol No
SMB 3.0 Transparent Failover (TFO) No
SMB 3.0 with Scale-out File Shares (SO) No
Cluster Shared Volume File System (CsvFS) No
Resilient File System (ReFS) Yes

SMB does not support volume management functions. CsvFS does not support adding mount point on a CSV volume.


Requirement Value
Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header winbase.h (include Windows.h)
Library Kernel32.lib
DLL Kernel32.dll

See also



Mounted Folders

Volume Management Functions