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IsolatedStorageFile.Remove Method ()

Removes the isolated storage scope and all its contents.

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

public override void Remove ()
public void Remove ()
public override function Remove ()
Not applicable.

Exception typeCondition

IsolatedStorageException

The isolated store cannot be deleted.

Caution noteCaution:

This method irrevocably removes the entire scope and all contained directories and files.

The Deleting Stores example demonstrates the use of the Remove method.

The following code example uses the Remove method to delete the isolated storage file after its contents have been emptied.

    String[] dirNames = isoFile.GetDirectoryNames("*");
    String[] fileNames = isoFile.GetFileNames("Archive\\*");

    // Delete all the files currently in the Archive directory.

    if (fileNames.Length > 0)
    {
        for (int i = 0; i < fileNames.Length; ++i)
        {
            // Delete the files.
            isoFile.DeleteFile("Archive\\" + fileNames[i]);
        }
        // Confirm that no files remain.
        fileNames = isoFile.GetFileNames("Archive\\*");
    }


    if (dirNames.Length > 0)
    {
        for (int i = 0; i < dirNames.Length; ++i)
        {
            // Delete the Archive directory.
        }
    }
    dirNames = isoFile.GetDirectoryNames("*");
    isoFile.Remove();
}
catch (Exception e)
{
    Console.WriteLine(e.ToString());
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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