When it is called by trusted applications, permanently deletes a file.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
The target file is open or memory-mapped on a computer running Microsoft Windows NT.
There is an open handle on the file, and the operating system is Windows XP or earlier. This open handle can result from enumerating directories and files.
The caller does not have the required permission.
The path is a directory.
Silverlight for Windows PhoneThis member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute on Silverlight for Windows Phone, because the attribute was present in Silverlight 3. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.
For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.