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Task.Factory Property

Provides access to factory methods for creating Task and Task<TResult> instances.

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

public static TaskFactory Factory { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.TaskFactory
The default TaskFactory for the current task.

The factory returned from Factory is a default instance of TaskFactory, as would result from using the default constructor on TaskFactory. The most common use of this property is to create a new task and start it in one call to StartNew. For an example, see How to: Return a Value from a Task.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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.