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CreateThread Code Sample

I need a code sample of how to use the CreateThread Win32 function.
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captainkirkCommented:
// int this example, we set it up so that child processes do not
// inherit security attributes...

DWORD dwThreadId;
DWORD dwExitCode;
long lParms = 12345;   // some 32 bit value to pass to your function;

HANDLE hThread = CreateThread(NULL,                              // pointer to security attributes
                                            0,                              // initial thread stack size
                                            YourThreadFunction,   // pointer to thread function
                                            &lParms,              // argument for new thread
                                            0,                              // creation flags
                                            &dwThreadId           // pointer to receive thread ID
                                            );

// now you can do things like:  WaitForSingleObhect(hThread, INFINITE);
// or: GetExitCodeThread(hThread, &dwExitCode);


Your thread function would be declared something like:

UINT YourThreadFunction(LPVOID lParam){}
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