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SafeHandle.Dispose Method (Boolean)

Releases the unmanaged resources used by the SafeHandle class specifying whether to perform a normal dispose operation.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

'Declaration
Protected Overridable Sub Dispose ( _
	disposing As Boolean _
)

Parameters

disposing
Type: System.Boolean
true for a normal dispose operation; false to finalize the handle.

You should never explicitly call the Dispose method with the disposing parameter set to false.

.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.
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