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NtRaiseHandError (ntdll)




C# Signature:


private static extern uint NtRaiseHardError(

    uint ErrorStatus,
    uint NumberOfParameters,
    uint UnicodeStringParameterMask,
    IntPtr Parameters,
    uint ValidResponseOption,
    out uint Response


VB Signature:


Private Shared Function NtRaiseHardError(ByVal ErrorStatus As UInteger, ByVal NumberOfParameters As UInteger, ByVal UnicodeStringParameterMask As UInteger, ByVal Parameters As IntPtr, ByVal ValidResponseOption As UInteger, <Out> ByRef Response As UInteger) As UInteger

End Function

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Requires the SeShutdownPriviledge, otherwise will fail.

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Console.Write("Press any key to trigger a BSOD.");


NtRaiseHandError(0xC0000420,0,0,0,6,out uint res);


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