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ReleaseHandle Method

CriticalHandle.ReleaseHandle Method

This type can be used only by trusted applications. If you try to use its members in a partial-trust application, your code will throw a MethodAccessException exception. This type is security-critical, which restricts its use.
[SECURITY CRITICAL]

When overridden in a derived class, executes the code required to free the handle.

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

protected abstract bool ReleaseHandle()

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the handle is released successfully; otherwise, in the event of a catastrophic failure, false.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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