Updated: August 2011
Initializes a new instance of the
static Guid NewGuid()
This is a convenient
method that you can call to get a new static . Guid
The chance that the value of the new
will be all zeros or equal to any other Guid is very low. You can determine whether a GUID consists of all zeros by comparing it to Guid . Guid ::Empty
The following example creates and displays the values of two
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Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
.NET Framework Client Profile
Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: Portable Class Library
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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