July 28, 2014For apps that target Windows Phone OS 7.0 and 7.1, do not use this member in your app. If you do, your code will throw a MethodAccessException. This member is security-critical, which restricts it to internal use by the .NET Framework for Windows Phone class library.
[SECURITY CRITICAL]Namespace: System.Threading
Opens the specified named semaphore, if it already exists, and returns a value that indicates whether the operation succeeded.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
'Declaration <SecurityCriticalAttribute> _ Public Shared Function TryOpenExisting ( _ name As String, _ <OutAttribute> ByRef result As Semaphore _ ) As Boolean
- Type: System.String
The name of the system semaphore to open.
Return ValueType: System.Boolean
true if the named semaphore was opened successfully; otherwise, false.