Empty Field
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Guid.Empty Field


A read-only instance of the Guid structure whose value is all zeros.

Namespace:   System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static readonly Guid Empty

Field Value

Type: System.Guid

You can compare a GUID with the value of the Guid.Empty field to determine whether a GUID is non-zero. The following example uses the Equality operator to compare two GUID values with Guid.Empty to determine whether they consist exclusively of zeros.

// Check whether the 'MyServerImpl' type is registered as
// a remotely activated client type.
ActivatedClientTypeEntry myActivatedClientEntry =
Console.WriteLine("The Object type is "
Console.WriteLine("The Application Url is "

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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