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LinkedResourceCollection.Dispose Method

Releases all resources used by the LinkedResourceCollection.

Namespace:  System.Net.Mail
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public void Dispose()



Call Dispose when you are finished using the LinkedResourceCollection. The Dispose method leaves the LinkedResourceCollection in an unusable state. After calling Dispose, you must release all references to the LinkedResourceCollection so the garbage collector can reclaim the memory that the LinkedResourceCollection occupied. For more information, see Cleaning Up Unmanaged Resources and Implementing a Dispose Method.

This method invokes Dispose on all views in this collection. This method is called by the Dispose method. You do not need to call it in your application.


Always call Dispose before you release your last reference to the LinkedResourceCollection. Otherwise, the resources it is using are not freed until the garbage collector calls the LinkedResourceCollection object's Finalize method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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