HttpClient.GetStreamAsync Method (Uri)
Send a GET request to the specified Uri and return the response body as a stream in an asynchronous operation.
Assembly: System.Net.Http (in System.Net.Http.dll)
This operation will not block. The returned Task<TResult> object will complete after the whole response body is read. This method does not buffer the stream.
Windows Phone 8.1, 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.