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 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)
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