System.IO.IOException: Cannot close stream until all bytes are written when sending webrequest

I am trying to send a web request but am getting the following error:
"System.IO.IOException: Cannot close stream until all bytes are written."
on the following line
myWriter.Close()

Here is my code snippet

objRequest = CType(WebRequest.Create(post_url), HttpWebRequest)
        objRequest.Method = "POST"
        objRequest.ContentLength = 54
        objRequest.ContentType = "application/x-www-form-urlencoded"
        objRequest.Headers("Authorization") = "BASIC " & authorization_string

        post_string = "&command=requestnewpassword&application=netconnect"

        ' post data is sent as a stream
        myWriter = Nothing
        myWriter = New StreamWriter(objRequest.GetRequestStream())
        myWriter.Write(post_string)
        myWriter.Close()

Anyone have any ideas how to fix this?
DEWebWorksAsked:
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CodeCruiserCommented:
Try calling the Flush before close.
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Obadiah ChristopherCommented:
Maybe u could add a try and call the close method in finally block
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DEWebWorksAuthor Commented:
I tried adding myWriter.Flush() just before the close line, but it didn't change anything.
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DEWebWorksAuthor Commented:
So, it turns out that this line:

objRequest.ContentLength = 54

should have been
objRequest.ContentLength = 50

Thanks for the help.
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DEWebWorksAuthor Commented:
I found the answer elsewhere, but wanted to show the answer for others that might encounter this same problem.
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