Gets the WebRequest object that is used to request the specified content.
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
System.Net.WebRequest is an abstract base class that encapsulates a Web request, and is protocol agnostic. For each common protocol, the .NET Framework includes a class that derives from System.Net.WebRequest and extends it with protocol specific state and behavior, including:
HttpWebRequest: URIs that use the http:// scheme to request files from Web servers.
FtpWebRequest: URIs that use the ftp:// scheme to request files from FTP servers.
FileWebRequest: URIs that use the file:// scheme to request local files.
You can both view and modify WebRequest details.
is null when navigation occurs by:
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.