IsolatedStorageFile.Remove Method

Removes the isolated storage scope and all its contents.

Namespace:  System.IO.IsolatedStorage
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
<SecuritySafeCriticalAttribute> _
Public Sub Remove
[SecuritySafeCriticalAttribute]
public void Remove()

Exceptions

Exception Condition
IsolatedStorageException

The isolated store cannot be deleted.

Remarks

Caution noteCaution:

This method irrevocably removes the entire isolated storage for the current users's application and all its directories and files.

If any of the directories or files in the store are in use, the removal attempt for the store fails. Any subsequent attempts to modify the store throw an IsolatedStorageException exception. In this case, you must ensure that the files or directories are explicitly deleted.

Examples

The following example removes an isolated store. This example is part of a larger example provided for IsolatedStorageFile class.

' remove the store
store.Remove()
// remove the store
store.Remove();

Version Information

Silverlight

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: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.