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Process.HandleCount Property

Gets the number of handles opened by the process.

Namespace: System.Diagnostics
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public int HandleCount { get; }
/** @property */
public int get_HandleCount ()

public function get HandleCount () : int

Not applicable.

Property Value

The number of operating system handles the process has opened.

Exception typeCondition

PlatformNotSupportedException

The platform is Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me); set the ProcessStartInfo.UseShellExecute property to false to access this property on Windows 98 and Windows Me.

Handles provide a way for a process to refer to objects. A process can obtain handles to files, resources, message queues, and many other operating system objects. The operating system reclaims the memory associated with the process only when the handle count is zero.

Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition Platform Note: This property is not available on this platform if you started the process with ProcessStartInfo.UseShellExecute set to true.

  • LinkDemand  for full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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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