CryptoStream.Clear Method

Releases all resources used by the CryptoStream.

Namespace:  System.Security.Cryptography
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)


Public Sub Clear
public void Clear()


This method is a simple call to the IDisposable.Dispose method.

Calling IDisposable.Dispose allows the resources used by the CryptoStream to be reallocated for other purposes.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.0


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