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BrowserCapabilitiesFactoryBase Class

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

The BrowserCapabilitiesFactoryBase class is the base class from which BrowserCapabilitiesFactory is derived. It is used internally at run time by the configuration system to create request-specific instances of the HttpCapabilitiesBase class, publicly accessed through the ASP.NET intrinsic Request.Browser property.

Namespace:  System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

[AspNetHostingPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Level = AspNetHostingPermissionLevel.Minimal)]
[AspNetHostingPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Level = AspNetHostingPermissionLevel.Minimal)]
public class BrowserCapabilitiesFactoryBase

You define browser capabilities in a .browser file. You can use the default hierarchy in the .browser file or create a custom hierarchy to define the browser capabilities.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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

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