SecureString.Dispose Method

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

Releases all resources used by the current SecureString object.

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

public void Dispose ()
public final void Dispose ()
public final function Dispose ()

The Dispose method writes binary zeroes to the allocated memory that contains the value of this SecureString object, then frees the allocated memory.

For more information, see Finalize Methods and Destructors and Garbage Collection.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .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