GetFirmwareType function (winbase.h)

Retrieves the firmware type of the local computer.


BOOL GetFirmwareType(
  [in, out] PFIRMWARE_TYPE FirmwareType


[in, out] FirmwareType

A pointer to a FIRMWARE_TYPE enumeration.

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 the GetLastError function.


Requirement Value
Minimum supported client Windows 8 [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2012 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header winbase.h (include Windows.h)
Library Kernel32.lib
DLL Kernel32.dll

See also