Gets or sets a value indicating whether the service can handle notifications of computer power status changes.

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

public bool CanHandlePowerEvent { get; set; }
property bool CanHandlePowerEvent {
	bool get();
	void set(bool value);
member CanHandlePowerEvent : bool with get, set
Public Property CanHandlePowerEvent As Boolean

Property Value


true if the service handles the computer power status changes indicated in the PowerBroadcastStatus class, otherwise, false.

Exception Condition

This property is modified after the service was started.

When the computer power status changes, the Service Control Manager (SCM) verifies whether the service accepts power event commands using the value of .

If is true, the command is passed to the service and the OnPowerEvent method is called if defined. If OnPowerEvent is not implemented in the derived class, the SCM handles the power event through the empty base class ServiceBaseOnPowerEvent method.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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