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Application.GetCookie Method

Retrieves a cookie for the location specified by a Uri.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public static string GetCookie(
	Uri uri


Type: System.Uri
The Uri that specifies the location for which a cookie was created.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A String value, if the cookie exists; otherwise, a Win32Exception is thrown.


A Win32 error is raised by the InternetGetCookie function (called by GetCookie) if a problem occurs when attempting to retrieve the specified cookie.

GetCookie retrieves a cookie for the specified Uri. If the cookie can't be retrieved, a Win32Exception is thrown. You need to write the code to parse the cookie string into a list of name/value pairs.

For an overview of cookies in WPF, see Navigation Overview.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.