Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
'Declaration Public Shared Function GetCreationTimeUtc ( _ path As String _ ) As DateTime 'Usage Dim path As String Dim returnValue As DateTime returnValue = File.GetCreationTimeUtc(path)
The file or directory for which to obtain creation date and time information.
Return ValueA DateTime structure set to the creation date and time for the specified file or directory. This value is expressed in UTC time.
The caller does not have the required permission.
path is a zero-length string, contains only white space, or contains one or more invalid characters as defined by InvalidPathChars.
path is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
The specified path, file name, or both exceed the system-defined maximum length. For example, on Windows-based platforms, paths must be less than 248 characters, and file names must be less than 260 characters.
path was not found.
path is in an invalid format.
The following table lists examples of other typical or related I/O tasks.
Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.