Unhandled Exception Filter

Created the Monday 18 March 2019. Updated 3 years, 10 months ago.

An application-defined function that passes unhandled exceptions to the debugger, if the process is being debugged. Otherwise, it optionally displays an application error message box and causes the exception handler to be executed.

If an exception occurs and no exception handler is registered, the UnhandledExceptionFilter function will be called. It is possible to register a custom unhandled exception filter using the SetUnhandledExceptionFilter. But if the program is running under a debugger, the custom filter won’t be called, and the exception will be passed to the debugger.

Therefore, if the unhandled exception filter is registered and the control is passed to it, then the process is not running with a debugger.


Technique Identifier

U0108

Technique Tag

exception


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