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SecureString.Copy Method

Creates a copy of the current secure string.

Namespace:  System.Security
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
member Copy : unit -> SecureString

Return Value

Type: System.Security.SecureString
A duplicate of this secure string.
ExceptionCondition
ObjectDisposedException

This secure string has already been disposed.

CryptographicException

An error occurred while encrypting or decrypting the value of this secure string.

If an instance of a SecureString is marked read-only, the copy of that instance will not be read-only.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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.

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