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ExecutionContext.Run Method

Runs a method in a specified execution context on the current thread.

Namespace:  System.Threading
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static void Run(
	ExecutionContext executionContext,
	ContextCallback callback,
	Object state


Type: System.Threading.ExecutionContext
The ExecutionContext to set.
Type: System.Threading.ContextCallback
A ContextCallback delegate that represents the method to be run in the provided execution context.
Type: System.Object
The object to pass to the callback method.


executionContext is null.


executionContext was not acquired through a capture operation.


executionContext has already been used as the argument to a Run call.

The execution context is returned to its previous state when the method completes.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

  • 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 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.