EventLog.Close Method

Closes the event log and releases read and write handles.

Namespace: System.Diagnostics
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

Public Sub Close
Dim instance As EventLog

public void Close ()
public function Close ()

Exception typeCondition


The event log's read handle or write handle was not released successfully.

The Close method is called by the protected Dispose method. You do not need to invoke Close before calling Dispose.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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