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AppDomain.ProcessExit Event

Occurs when the default application domain's parent process exits.

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

virtual event EventHandler^ ProcessExit {
	void add (EventHandler^ value) sealed;
	void remove (EventHandler^ value) sealed;
/** @event */
public final void add_ProcessExit (EventHandler value)

/** @event */
public final void remove_ProcessExit (EventHandler value)

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

The EventHandler for this event can perform termination activities, such as closing files, releasing storage and so on, before the process ends.

In the .NET Framework version 2.0, this event is raised in each application domain that registers an event handler.


The total execution time of all ProcessExit event handlers is limited, just as the total execution time of all finalizers is limited at process shutdown. The default is three seconds, which can be overridden by an unmanaged host.

In the .NET Framework versions 1.0 and 1.1, this event is raised only in the default application domain, and only if an event handler is registered in the default application domain.

To register an event handler for this event, you must have the required permissions, or a SecurityException is thrown.

For more information about handling events, see Events Overview.

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