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Process.HandleCount Property

Gets the number of handles opened by the process.

Namespace:  System.Diagnostics
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)
public int HandleCount { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of operating system handles the process has opened.
ExceptionCondition
PlatformNotSupportedException

The platform is Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me); set the ProcessStartInfo.UseShellExecute property to false to access this property on Windows 98 and Windows Me.

Handles provide a way for a process to refer to objects. A process can obtain handles to files, resources, message queues, and many other operating system objects. The operating system reclaims the memory associated with the process only when the handle count is zero.

Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition Platform Note: This property is not available on this platform if you started the process with ProcessStartInfo.UseShellExecute set to true.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
  • LinkDemand 

    for full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code.

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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