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TypeDescriptor.RemoveProvider Method (TypeDescriptionProvider, Object)

Removes a previously added type description provider that is associated with the specified object.

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

[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Name = "FullTrust")]
public static void RemoveProvider(
	TypeDescriptionProvider provider,
	Object instance


Type: System.ComponentModel.TypeDescriptionProvider
The TypeDescriptionProvider to remove.
Type: System.Object
An instance of the target component.


One or both of the parameters are null.

This method removes a type description provider previously added with the AddProvider(TypeDescriptionProvider, Object) method. Removing a provider causes a Refreshed event to be raised for the associated object.

Use the RemoveProviderTransparent(TypeDescriptionProvider, Object) method if you need to call from partially trusted code.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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.