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WaitHandle.Close Method

When overridden in a derived class, releases all resources held by the current WaitHandle.

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

public virtual void Close ()
public void Close ()
public function Close ()
Not applicable.

This method is the public version of the IDisposable.Dispose method implemented to support the IDisposable interface.

This method releases any unmanaged resources held by the current instance. This method can, but is not required to, suppress finalization during garbage collection by calling the GC.SuppressFinalize method.

Override this method to release resources allocated in derived classes.

Use this method to release all resources held by an instance of WaitHandle. Once this method is called, references to the current instance cause undefined behavior.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, 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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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