Is it possible to call the win32 api that is not exist in winRT on metro style apps. RRS feed

  • Question

  • Dears:

    I have to  develop an app which can call win32 API. Ex: GetFirmwareEnvironmentVariable...

    I search MSDN, a lot of win32 apis are not included in winRT.

    Is there anyone can help me?

    Thanks a lot.



    Wednesday, December 28, 2011 6:17 AM


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  • All Win32 and COM API available for metro style apps are listed here:



    Raman Sharma | Program Manager, Visual C++ | @rasharm_msft

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    • Proposed as answer by Jie Bao Thursday, December 29, 2011 5:38 AM
    • Marked as answer by Jie Bao Thursday, January 5, 2012 8:09 AM
    Wednesday, December 28, 2011 6:48 AM
  • I had already searched this website before and can't find this api( GetFirmwareEnvironmentVariable ).

    That is why I came here to ask question and hope to get another answer.

    Wednesday, December 28, 2011 7:19 AM
  • No, if you don't see it there it is not available.
    Jeff Sanders (MSFT)
    Wednesday, December 28, 2011 2:36 PM