bytes, int, int = CryptStringToBinary(String, Flags )

Converts a formatted string back into raw bytes


String : str

Formatted string to be converted to raw binary data

Flags : int

Input format (win32cryptcon.CRYPT_STRING_*)

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Return Value

Returns the decoded binary data, number of header characters skipped, and CRYPT_STRING_* value denoting the type of data found (used if input Flags is one of *_ANY values)