Mutex Constructor (Boolean)

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Initializes a new instance of the Mutex class with a Boolean value that indicates whether the calling thread should have initial ownership of the mutex.

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


Public Sub New ( _
    initiallyOwned As Boolean _
public Mutex(
    bool initiallyOwned


  • initiallyOwned
    Type: System..::.Boolean
    true to give the calling thread initial ownership of the mutex; otherwise, false.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

See Also


Mutex Class

Mutex Overload

System.Threading Namespace