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Volatile.Read Method (UInt16%)

Reads the value of the specified field. On systems that require it, inserts a memory barrier that prevents the processor from reordering memory operations as follows: If a read or write appears after this method in the code, the processor cannot move it before this method.

This API is not CLS-compliant. The CLS-compliant alternative is Read.

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

public static ushort Read(
	ref ushort location


Type: System.UInt16 %
The field to read.

Return Value

Type: System.UInt16
The value that was read. This value is the latest written by any processor in the computer, regardless of the number of processors or the state of processor cache.

For more information, see the Volatile class.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

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