The RunWorkerAsync method submits a request to start the operation running asynchronously. When the request is serviced, the DoWork event is raised, which in turn starts execution of your background operation.
If your operation requires a parameter, you can provide it as the argument parameter to RunWorkerAsync.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98
The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.