Specifies the scope of the data protection to be applied by the Protect method.
Assembly: System.Security (in System.Security.dll)
|The protected data is associated with the current user. Only threads running under the current user context can unprotect the data.|
|The protected data is associated with the machine context. Any process running on the computer can unprotect data. This enumeration value is usually used in server-specific applications that run on a server where untrusted users are not allowed access.|
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