Returns a WebRequest object for the specified resource.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
This method can be called only by classes that inherit from WebClient. It is provided to give inheritors access to the underlying WebRequest object. Derived classes should call the base class implementation of to ensure the method works as expected.
The following code example shows an implementation of this method that can be customized by a class derived from WebClient.
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.