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HandleProcessCorruptedStateExceptionsAttribute Class

Enables managed code to handle exceptions that indicate a corrupted process state.

System.Object
  System.Attribute
    System.Runtime.ExceptionServices.HandleProcessCorruptedStateExceptionsAttribute

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

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Method, AllowMultiple = false, Inherited = false)]
public sealed class HandleProcessCorruptedStateExceptionsAttribute : Attribute

The HandleProcessCorruptedStateExceptionsAttribute type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodHandleProcessCorruptedStateExceptionsAttributeInitializes a new instance of the HandleProcessCorruptedStateExceptionsAttribute class.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyTypeIdWhen implemented in a derived class, gets a unique identifier for this Attribute. (Inherited from Attribute.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodEqualsInfrastructure. Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodGetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this instance. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodIsDefaultAttributeWhen overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodMatchWhen overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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  NameDescription
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.GetIDsOfNamesMaps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.GetTypeInfoRetrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.GetTypeInfoCountRetrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1). (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute.InvokeProvides access to properties and methods exposed by an object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
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Corrupted process state exceptions are exceptions that indicate that the state of a process has been corrupted. We do not recommend executing your application in this state.

By default, the common language runtime (CLR) does not deliver these exceptions to managed code, and the try/catch blocks (and other exception-handling clauses) are not invoked for them. If you are absolutely sure that you want to maintain your handling of these exceptions, you must apply the HandleProcessCorruptedStateExceptionsAttribute attribute to the method whose exception-handling clauses you want to execute. The CLR delivers the corrupted process state exception to applicable exception clauses only in methods that have both the HandleProcessCorruptedStateExceptionsAttribute and SecurityCriticalAttribute attributes.

You can also add the <legacyCorruptedStateExceptionsPolicy> element to your application's configuration file. This will ensure that corrupted state exceptions are delivered to your exception handlers without the HandleProcessCorruptedStateExceptionsAttribute or SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute. This configuration element has no effect on applications that were compiled in versions previous to the .NET Framework 4 but are running in the .NET Framework 4 or later; corrupted state exceptions will continue to be delivered for those applications. The HandleProcessCorruptedStateExceptionsAttribute attribute is ignored when it is encountered in partially trusted or transparent code, because a trusted host should not allow an untrusted add-in to catch and ignore these serious exceptions.

For more information about corrupted process state exceptions, see the entry Handling Corrupted State Exceptions in the CLR Inside Out blog.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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