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SystemEvents.KillTimer Method

Terminates the timer specified by the given id.

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

public static void KillTimer (
	IntPtr timerId
public static void KillTimer (
	IntPtr timerId
public static function KillTimer (
	timerId : IntPtr
Not applicable.



The ID of the timer to terminate.

Exception typeCondition


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, or the attempt to terminate the timer did not succeed.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0