License.Dispose Method

When overridden in a derived class, disposes of the resources used by the license.

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

public abstract void Dispose ()
public abstract void Dispose ()
public abstract function Dispose ()
Not applicable.

All components must call Dispose for the licenses that they grant when the component is disposed of or finalized.

A LicenseProvider can use the licenses it grants to track its usage.

Call Dispose when you are finished using the License. The Dispose method leaves the License in an unusable state. After calling Dispose, you must release all references to the License so the memory it was occupying can be reclaimed by garbage collection.

NoteNote:

Always call Dispose before you release your last reference to the License. Otherwise, the resources the License is using will not be freed until garbage collection calls the License object's destructor.

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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