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AppDomain.ProcessExit Event

Updated: May 2010

Occurs when the default application domain's parent process exits.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public event EventHandler ProcessExit

Implements

_AppDomain.ProcessExit

The EventHandler for this event can perform termination activities, such as closing files, releasing storage and so on, before the process ends.

Beginning with the .NET Framework version 2.0, this event is raised in each application domain that registers an event handler.

NoteNote:

The total execution time of all ProcessExit event handlers is limited, just as the total execution time of all finalizers is limited at process shutdown. The default is two seconds. An unmanaged host can change this execution time by calling the ICLRPolicyManager::SetTimeout method with the OPR_ProcessExit enumeration value.

In the .NET Framework versions 1.0 and 1.1, this event is raised only in the default application domain, and only if an event handler is registered in the default application domain.

To register an event handler for this event, you must have the required permissions, or a SecurityException is thrown.

For more information about handling events, see Consuming Events.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

Date

History

Reason

May 2010

Corrected default timeout and linked to the method an unmanaged host can use to change the timeout.

Customer feedback.

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