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Stream.Synchronized Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Creates a thread-safe (synchronized) wrapper around the specified Stream object.

Namespace: System.IO
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static Stream Synchronized (
	Stream stream
public static Stream Synchronized (
	Stream stream
public static function Synchronized (
	stream : Stream
) : Stream



The Stream object to synchronize.

Return Value

A thread-safe Stream object.


The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this method has the following Resources property value: Synchronization. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.

This method returns a class that wraps the specified Stream object and restricts access to it from multiple threads. All access to the Stream object will be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0