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Thread.Resume Method

Resumes a thread that has been suspended.

[Visual Basic]
Public Sub Resume()
public void Resume();
public: void Resume();
public function Resume();


Exception Type Condition
ThreadStateException The thread has not been started, is dead, or is not in the suspended state.
SecurityException The caller does not have the appropriate SecurityPermission.


CAUTION   Do not use the Suspend and Resume methods to synchronize the activities of threads. You have no way of knowing what code a thread is executing when you suspend it. If you suspend a thread while it holds locks during a security permission evaluation, other threads in the AppDomain might be blocked. If you suspend a thread while it is executing a class constructor, other threads in the AppDomain that attempt to use that class are blocked. Deadlocks can occur very easily.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

.NET Framework Security: 

See Also

Thread Class | Thread Members | System.Threading Namespace | Pausing and Resuming Threads | Thread States