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Windows® via C/C++, Fifth Edition by Christophe Nasarre, Jeffrey Richter

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Chapter 25. Unhandled Exceptions, Vectored Exception Handling, and C++ Exceptions

In the previous chapter, we discussed what happens when a filter returns EXCEPTION_CONTINUE_SEARCH. Returning this value tells the system to continue walking up the call tree looking for additional exception filters. But what happens if every filter returns EXCEPTION_CONTINUE_SEARCH? In this case, we have what’s called an unhandled exception.

Microsoft Windows offers the SetUnhandledExceptionFilter function, which gives you a last chance to process ...

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