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ManualWorkflowSchedulerService.RunWorkflow Method

Runs the specified workflow instance.

Namespace:  System.Workflow.Runtime.Hosting
Assembly:  System.Workflow.Runtime (in System.Workflow.Runtime.dll)

public bool RunWorkflow(
	Guid workflowInstanceId


Type: System.Guid

The Guid for the workflow instance to run.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the workflow starts running; otherwise, false.


workflowInstanceId is an empty GUID.

This is a synchronous call that uses the current thread to run the workflow. It does not return until the workflow idles, suspends, completes, terminates, or aborts.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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