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How to release SafeFileHandle in c#

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i am using a pipe schema to communicate with different applications.  The problem is that there are memory leaks and i think it is due to unmanaged code from calling kernel32.dll.  Every time I connect a new client to the server there memory jumps way up and when I exit that read thread then it is still not released.  Heres the release part of my code:
(Client class has 2 properties: SafeFileHandle & FileStream)

            client.stream.Close();
            client.handle.Close();
            lock (this.clients)
                this.clients.Remove(client);
            //Marshal.ReleaseComObject(client.handle); throws an EXCEPTION
            client.handle.SetHandleAsInvalid();
            GC.Collect();
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