WebClient.GetWebResponse Method

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Returns the WebResponse for the specified WebRequest using the specified IAsyncResult.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System.Net (in System.Net.dll)


Protected Overridable Function GetWebResponse ( _
    request As WebRequest, _
    result As IAsyncResult _
) As WebResponse
protected virtual WebResponse GetWebResponse(
    WebRequest request,
    IAsyncResult result


Return Value

Type: System.Net.WebResponse
A WebResponse containing the response for the specified WebRequest.


The object returned by this method is obtained by calling the EndGetResponse method on the specified WebRequest object.

This method can be called only by classes that inherit from WebClient. It is provided to give inheritors access to the underlying WebResponse object.

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


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