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SafeHandle.SetHandle Method

Sets the handle to the specified pre-existing handle.

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

Protected Sub SetHandle ( _
	handle As IntPtr _
Dim handle As IntPtr 



Type: System.IntPtr

The pre-existing handle to use.

Use the SetHandle method only if you need to support a pre-existing handle (for example, if the handle is returned in a structure) because the .NET Framework COM interop infrastructure does not support marshaling output handles in a structure.

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