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InstanceDataCollection Constructor

NOTE: This API is now obsolete.

Initializes a new instance of the InstanceDataCollection class, using the specified performance counter (which defines a performance instance).

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

[ObsoleteAttribute("This constructor has been deprecated.  Please use System.Diagnostics.InstanceDataCollectionCollection.get_Item to get an instance of this collection instead.")]
public InstanceDataCollection(
	string counterName


Type: System.String

The name of the counter, which often describes the quantity that is being counted.


The counterName parameter is null.

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: 1.1, 1.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP2