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WaitHandle.Dispose Method ()

 

Releases all resources used by the current instance of the WaitHandle class.

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

public void Dispose()

This method is equivalent to the Close method.

System_CAPS_noteNote

Always call Close or Dispose() before you release your last reference to the WaitHandle. Otherwise, the resources it is using will not be freed.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 4.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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