For apps that target Windows Phone OS 7.0 and 7.1, do not use this member in your app. If you do, your code will throw a MethodAccessException. This member is security-critical, which restricts it to internal use by the .NET Framework for Windows Phone class library.
Opens the specified named mutex, if it already exists, and returns a value that indicates whether the operation succeeded.
public static bool TryOpenExisting(
out Mutex result
- Type: System.String
The name of the system mutex to open.
When this method returns, contains a Mutex object that represents the named mutex if the call succeeded, or null if the call failed. This parameter is treated as uninitialized.
Type: System.Booleantrue if the named mutex was opened successfully; otherwise, false.
Windows Phone OS
Supported in: 8.1, 8.0