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The GetLastError function returns the calling threadís last-error code value. The last-error code is maintained on a per-thread basis. Multiple threads do not overwrite each otherís last-error code.

Declare Function GetLastError Lib "kernel32" Alias "GetLastError" () As Long

Operating Systems Supported
Requires Windows NT 3.1 or later; Requires Windows 95 or later


Return Values
The return value is the calling threadís last-error code value. Functions set this value by calling the SetLastError function. The Return Value section of each reference page notes the conditions under which the function sets the last-error code.

Last update: 07 April 2006