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ServiceBase.CanHandlePowerEvent Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the service can handle notifications of computer power status changes.

Namespace:  System.ServiceProcess
Assembly:  System.ServiceProcess (in System.ServiceProcess.dll)

public bool CanHandlePowerEvent { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the service handles the computer power status changes indicated in the PowerBroadcastStatus class, otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

This property is modified after the service was started.

When the computer power status changes, the Service Control Manager (SCM) verifies whether the service accepts power event commands using the value of CanHandlePowerEvent.

If CanHandlePowerEvent is true, the command is passed to the service and the OnPowerEvent method is called if defined. If OnPowerEvent is not implemented in the derived class, the SCM handles the power event through the empty base class ServiceBase.OnPowerEvent method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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