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PerformanceCounter.InstanceLifetime Property

Gets or sets the lifetime of a process.

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

public PerformanceCounterInstanceLifetime InstanceLifetime { get; set; }

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The value set is not a member of the PerformanceCounterInstanceLifetime enumeration.

InvalidOperationException

InstanceLifetime is set after the PerformanceCounter has been initialized.

If the performance counter category is created with the .NET Framework version 1.0 or 1.1, it uses global shared memory, and the value for InstanceLifetime must be Global. If the category is not used by applications running on versions 1.0 or 1.1 of the .NET Framework, delete and recreate the category.

NoteNote:

If the value of the CounterType property is SingleInstance, the InstanceLifetime value for the performance counter must be Global.

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
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