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Hi experts,
in an application, I have an object that contains a System.Timers.Timer[^]. The object is instantiated by Assembly.CreateInstance(string)[^], some properties are read and then there's no further need for the object.
Until recently, I observed no problem. The new thing is this object with a timer. Long after this objects intended lifespan, it keeps elapsing (and therefore executing methods, which it shouldn't).
What can I do to get rid of the object after all relevant properties have been read?
Is implementing the IDisposable[^] interface the way to go?
Posted 4-Jul-13 1:36am
Sushil Mate at 4-Jul-13 6:57am
can't you disable your timer after read?

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As Sushil Mate[^] already said in his comment[^] above. Disable the timer when you're done with the object.
If you're unsure about why the object is still alive even after it has gone out of scope. You'll find debugging/analyzing the heap an insightful endeavor. Current "state of the art" profilers usually have of these memory/heap analyzers "on board".
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