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ThreadPool.BindHandle Method (SafeHandle)

Binds an operating system handle to the ThreadPool.

Namespace:  System.Threading
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode)]
public static bool BindHandle(
	SafeHandle osHandle


Type: System.Runtime.InteropServices.SafeHandle

A SafeHandle that holds the operating system handle. The handle must have been opened for overlapped I/O on the unmanaged side.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the handle is bound; otherwise, false.


osHandle is null.

The osHandle parameter should be a SafeFileHandle, which derives from the abstract SafeHandle class.

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