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how to reinitialize a while loop running in a worker thread

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hi -- I'm running a while loop in a worker thread -- polling for receive data from a custom board. I want to terminate the while loop when errors get excessive but then re-enter the loop when I'v e fixed the problem. Do I abort the thread, then restart it? There seems there should be a better way. Suspend and resume don't seem to work (and they've been deprecated).
i'm using C# and VS2008 with dot.net 3.5.
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Thread.Resume has been deprecated.
Please use other classes in System.Threading, such as Monitor, Mutex, Event, and Semaphore, to synchronize Threads or protect resources.  http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=14202
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.threading.thread.resume.aspx

similarly suspending will also work like this
else you can try to make the thread sleep for a certain amount of time
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