GetRuntimeInterfaceAsObject Method
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RuntimeEnvironment.GetRuntimeInterfaceAsObject Method

Returns an instance of a type that represents a COM object by a pointer to its IUnknown interface.

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

public static Object GetRuntimeInterfaceAsObject(
	Guid clsid,
	Guid riid


Type: System.Guid
The identifier for the desired class.
Type: System.Guid
The identifier for the desired interface.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An object that represents the specified unmanaged COM object.

GetRuntimeInterfaceAsObject is similar to the GetRuntimeInterfaceAsIntPtr method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

    requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.

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