SafeHandle.ReleaseHandle Method

July 28, 2014

For apps that target Windows Phone OS 7.0 and 7.1, do not use any members of this type in your app. If you do, your code will throw a MethodAccessException. This type is security-critical, which restricts it to internal use by the .NET Framework for Windows Phone class library.
[SECURITY CRITICAL]

When overridden in a derived class, executes the code required to free the handle.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

protected abstract bool ReleaseHandle()

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the handle is released successfully; otherwise, in the event of a catastrophic failure, false.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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