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ServiceController.CanStop Property

Gets a value indicating whether the service can be stopped after it has started.

Namespace: System.ServiceProcess
Assembly: System.ServiceProcess (in system.serviceprocess.dll)

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property CanStop As Boolean
'Usage
Dim instance As ServiceController
Dim value As Boolean

value = instance.CanStop

/** @property */
public boolean get_CanStop ()

public function get CanStop () : boolean

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the service can be stopped and the OnStop method called; otherwise, false.

Exception typeCondition

Win32Exception

An error occurred when accessing a system API.

The following example demonstrates the use of the CanStop property to determine whether a service provides a handler for a stop event. This example is part of a larger example that is provided for the ServiceController class.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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