The exception that is thrown when a pathname or filename is longer than the system-defined maximum length.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
PathTooLongException uses the HRESULT COR_E_PATHTOOLONG which has the value 0x800700CE.
If your code does not have PathDiscovery permission, the error message for this exception may only contain file or directory names instead of fully qualified paths.
have PathDiscovery permission, the error message for this exception may only contain file or directory names instead of fully qualified paths.
There is a limit of 260 characters to maintain compatibility with Windows operating systems. For more information, see the blog Long Paths in .NET.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune
The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.