InvokeOnEventsThread Method
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SystemEvents.InvokeOnEventsThread Method

Invokes the specified delegate using the thread that listens for system events.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Win32
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public static void InvokeOnEventsThread(
	Delegate method


Type: System.Delegate

A delegate to invoke using the thread that listens for system events.


System event notifications are not supported under the current context. Server processes, for example, might not support global system event notifications.


The attempt to create a system events window thread did not succeed.

You can use this method any time that you need to handle a system event that is not exposed otherwise by the SystemEvents class.

When you call this method, the specified delegate will be invoked by the thread that your application is using to process system events.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, 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: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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