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IsolatedStorageFile.MoveFile Method

Moves a specified file to a new location, and optionally lets you specify a new file name.

Namespace:  System.IO.IsolatedStorage
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public void MoveFile(
	string sourceFileName,
	string destinationFileName


Type: System.String

The name of the file to move.

Type: System.String

The path to the new location for the file. If a file name is included, the moved file will have that name.


sourceFileName or destinationFileName is a zero-length string, contains only white space, or contains one or more invalid characters defined by the Path.GetInvalidPathChars method.


sourceFileName or destinationFileName is null.


The isolated store has been closed.


The isolated store has been disposed.


sourceFileName was not found.


The isolated store has been removed.


Isolated storage is disabled.

This method does not throw an exception if sourceFileName and destinationFileName are the same.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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