SystemEvents.UserPreferenceChanged Event

Occurs when a user preference has changed.

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

Public Shared Event UserPreferenceChanged As UserPreferenceChangedEventHandler
Dim handler As UserPreferenceChangedEventHandler

AddHandler SystemEvents.UserPreferenceChanged, handler

/** @event */
public static void add_UserPreferenceChanged (UserPreferenceChangedEventHandler value)

/** @event */
public static void remove_UserPreferenceChanged (UserPreferenceChangedEventHandler value)

In JScript, you can handle the events defined by a class, but you cannot define your own.
Not applicable.

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.

Caution noteCaution:

Because this is a static event, you must detach your event handlers when your application is disposed, or memory leaks will result.

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