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CryptoStream.Clear Method

Releases all resources used by the CryptoStream.

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public void Clear()

This method is a simple call to IDisposable.Dispose.

Calling Dispose allows the resources used by the CryptoStream to be reallocated for other purposes. For more information about Dispose, see Cleaning Up Unmanaged Resources

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, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0
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