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AbandonedMutexException Constructor (String, Exception, Int32, WaitHandle)

Note: This constructor is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Initializes a new instance of the AbandonedMutexException class with a specified error message, the inner exception, the index for the abandoned mutex, if applicable, and a Mutex object that represents the mutex.

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

public AbandonedMutexException (
	string message,
	Exception inner,
	int location,
	WaitHandle handle
public AbandonedMutexException (
	String message, 
	Exception inner, 
	int location, 
	WaitHandle handle
public function AbandonedMutexException (
	message : String, 
	inner : Exception, 
	location : int, 
	handle : WaitHandle



An error message that explains the reason for the exception.


The exception that is the cause of the current exception. If the inner parameter is not a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), the current exception is raised in a catch block that handles the inner exception.


The index of the abandoned mutex in the array of wait handles if the exception is thrown for the System.Threading.WaitHandle.WaitAny method, or –1 if the exception is thrown for the System.Threading.WaitHandle.WaitOne or WaitAll methods.


A Mutex object that represents the abandoned mutex.

The content of message is a text string intended to inform the user about the exception. The caller of this constructor is required to ensure that this string has been localized for the current system culture.

An exception that is thrown as a direct result of a previous exception should include a reference to the previous exception in the InnerException property. The InnerException property returns the same value that is passed into the constructor, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the InnerException property does not supply the inner exception value to the constructor.

The following table shows the initial property values for an instance of AbandonedMutexException initialized with this constructor.











Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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