Microsoft DirectX 9.0

MSVidWebDVD.PlayerParentalLevel Property

This topic applies to Windows XP Service Pack 1 only.

The PlayerParentalLevel property retrieves the parental management level set in the MSVidWebDVD object.


VidWebDVD.PlayerParentalLevel As Long


This property takes no parameters.

Return Values

Returns a Long value specifying the current parental level, or -1 if parental management is disabled.

Error Codes

If the property fails, Err.Number may be set to one of the following values.

Value Description
E_UNEXPECTED Unspecified error.
VFW_E_DVD_INVALIDDOMAIN You attempted to take the value in a domain that does not support this property.


This property is read-only. A player application is responsible for enforcing parental controls. DVD designers are not required to include a parental level that corresponds to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) rating, or even to include a parental level at all, and DVD parental levels are not systematically applied.


' Returning the property.
lParentLevl = VidWebDVD.PlayerParentalLevel

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