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GetModuleFileName

The GetModuleFileName function retrieves the full path and filename for the executable file containing the specified module.

VB4-32,5,6
Declare Function GetModuleFileName Lib "kernel32" Alias "GetModuleFileNameA" (ByVal hModule As Long, ByVal lpFileName As String, ByVal nSize As Long) As Long

VB.NET
System.Diagnostics.ProcessModule.FileName

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

Library
Kernel32

Parameter Information
hModule
Identifies the module whose executable filename is being requested. If this parameter is NULL, GetModuleFileName returns the path for the file used to create the calling process.

lpFilename
Points to a buffer that is filled in with the path and filename of the given module.

nSize
Specifies the length, in characters, of the lpFilename buffer. If the length of the path and filename exceeds this limit, the string is truncated.

Return Values
If the function succeeds, the return value is the length, in characters, of the string copied to the buffer.

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

Examples

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