Deletes all the messages contained in the queue.
Assembly: System.Messaging (in System.Messaging.dll)
An error occurred when accessing a Message Queuing method.
Purging the queue causes Message Queuing to set the queue modification flag, which affects the LastModifyTime property. Messages that are purged from the queue are lost; they are not sent to the dead-letter queue or the journal queue.
The following table shows whether this method is available in various Workgroup modes.
Local computer and direct format name
Remote computer and direct format name
- Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see Using Libraries from Partially Trusted Code.
Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.