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FileWebResponse.IDisposable.Dispose Method

Visual Studio 2008

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Releases all resources used by the FileWebResponse.

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

void IDisposable.Dispose()



Call Dispose when you are finished using the FileWebResponse. The Dispose method leaves the FileWebResponse in an unusable state. After calling Dispose, you must release all references to the FileWebResponse so the garbage collector can reclaim the memory that the FileWebResponse was occupying. For more information, see Cleaning Up Unmanaged Resources and Implementing a Dispose Method.


Always call Dispose before you release your last reference to the FileWebResponse. Otherwise, the resources it is using will not be freed until the garbage collector calls the FileWebResponse object's Finalize method.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 1.1, 1.0