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X509Store.StoreHandle Property

Gets an IntPtr handle to an HCERTSTORE store.

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public IntPtr StoreHandle { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.IntPtr
A handle to an HCERTSTORE store.


The store is not open.

Use the StoreHandle property to provide compatibility with the unmanaged Microsoft Cryptographic API (CAPI).

For more information about the HCERTSTORE handle, see the unmanaged CAPI documentation in the Platform SDK section of the MSDN Library.

.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.