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SystemException Class

Defines the base class for predefined exceptions in the System namespace.

System.Object
  System.Exception
    System.SystemException
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Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

[SerializableAttribute]
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public class SystemException : Exception

The SystemException type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkSystemException()Initializes a new instance of the SystemException class.
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkSystemException(String)Initializes a new instance of the SystemException class with a specified error message.
Protected methodSystemException(SerializationInfo, StreamingContext)Initializes a new instance of the SystemException class with serialized data.
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkSystemException(String, Exception)Initializes a new instance of the SystemException class with a specified error message and a reference to the inner exception that is the cause of this exception.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyDataGets a collection of key/value pairs that provide additional user-defined information about the exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyHelpLinkGets or sets a link to the help file associated with this exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by the XNA FrameworkHResultGets or sets HRESULT, a coded numerical value that is assigned to a specific exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by the XNA FrameworkInnerExceptionGets the Exception instance that caused the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by the XNA FrameworkMessageGets a message that describes the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySourceGets or sets the name of the application or the object that causes the error. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by the XNA FrameworkStackTraceGets a string representation of the immediate frames on the call stack. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyTargetSiteGets the method that throws the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkGetBaseExceptionWhen overridden in a derived class, returns the Exception that is the root cause of one or more subsequent exceptions. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetObjectDataWhen overridden in a derived class, sets the SerializationInfo with information about the exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkGetTypeGets the runtime type of the current instance. (Inherited from Exception.)

In XNA Framework 3.0, this member is inherited from Object.GetType().
Protected methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkToStringCreates and returns a string representation of the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
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  NameDescription
Protected eventSerializeObjectStateOccurs when an exception is serialized to create an exception state object that contains serialized data about the exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
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This class is provided as a means to differentiate between exceptions defined by the system versus exceptions defined by applications.

SystemException does not provide information as to the cause of the Exception. In most scenarios, instances of this class should not be thrown. In cases where this class is instantiated, a human-readable message describing the error should be passed to the constructor.

SystemException is thrown by the common language runtime when errors occur that are nonfatal and recoverable by user programs. These errors result from failed runtime check (such as an array out-of-bound error), and can occur during the execution of any method. SystemException adds no new functionality to Exception.

SystemException uses the HRESULT COR_E_SYSTEM, that has the value 0x80131501.

For a list of initial property values for an instance of SystemException, see the SystemException constructors.

For more information on exceptions defined by applications, see ApplicationException.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

System.Object
  System.Exception
    System.SystemException
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      System.AccessViolationException
      System.Activities.ValidationException
      System.AppDomainUnloadedException
      System.ArgumentException
      System.ArithmeticException
      System.ArrayTypeMismatchException
      System.BadImageFormatException
      System.CannotUnloadAppDomainException
      System.Collections.Generic.KeyNotFoundException
      System.ComponentModel.Design.Serialization.CodeDomSerializerException
      System.ComponentModel.LicenseException
      System.ComponentModel.WarningException
      System.Configuration.ConfigurationException
      System.Configuration.Install.InstallException
      System.ContextMarshalException
      System.Data.DataException
      System.Data.DBConcurrencyException
      System.Data.OperationAbortedException
      System.Data.SqlTypes.SqlTypeException
      System.DataMisalignedException
      System.Deployment.Application.DeploymentException
      System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.PrincipalException
      System.Drawing.Printing.InvalidPrinterException
      System.EnterpriseServices.RegistrationException
      System.EnterpriseServices.ServicedComponentException
      System.ExecutionEngineException
      System.FormatException
      System.IdentityModel.LimitExceededException
      System.IdentityModel.SecurityMessageSerializationException
      System.IdentityModel.Tokens.SecurityTokenException
      System.IndexOutOfRangeException
      System.InsufficientExecutionStackException
      System.InvalidCastException
      System.InvalidOperationException
      System.InvalidProgramException
      System.IO.InternalBufferOverflowException
      System.IO.InvalidDataException
      System.IO.IOException
      System.Management.ManagementException
      System.MemberAccessException
      System.MulticastNotSupportedException
      System.NotImplementedException
      System.NotSupportedException
      System.NullReferenceException
      System.OperationCanceledException
      System.OutOfMemoryException
      System.Printing.PrintSystemException
      System.RankException
      System.Reflection.AmbiguousMatchException
      System.Reflection.ReflectionTypeLoadException
      System.Resources.MissingManifestResourceException
      System.Resources.MissingSatelliteAssemblyException
      System.Runtime.InteropServices.ExternalException
      System.Runtime.InteropServices.InvalidComObjectException
      System.Runtime.InteropServices.InvalidOleVariantTypeException
      System.Runtime.InteropServices.MarshalDirectiveException
      System.Runtime.InteropServices.SafeArrayRankMismatchException
      System.Runtime.InteropServices.SafeArrayTypeMismatchException
      System.Runtime.Remoting.RemotingException
      System.Runtime.Remoting.ServerException
      System.Runtime.Serialization.SerializationException
      System.Security.Authentication.AuthenticationException
      System.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException
      System.Security.HostProtectionException
      System.Security.Policy.PolicyException
      System.Security.Principal.IdentityNotMappedException
      System.Security.SecurityException
      System.Security.VerificationException
      System.Security.XmlSyntaxException
      System.ServiceModel.CommunicationException
      System.ServiceModel.Dispatcher.InvalidBodyAccessException
      System.ServiceModel.Dispatcher.MultipleFilterMatchesException
      System.ServiceModel.InvalidMessageContractException
      System.ServiceModel.QuotaExceededException
      System.ServiceProcess.TimeoutException
      System.StackOverflowException
      System.Threading.AbandonedMutexException
      System.Threading.SemaphoreFullException
      System.Threading.SynchronizationLockException
      System.Threading.ThreadAbortException
      System.Threading.ThreadInterruptedException
      System.Threading.ThreadStartException
      System.Threading.ThreadStateException
      System.TimeoutException
      System.Transactions.TransactionException
      System.TypeInitializationException
      System.TypeLoadException
      System.TypeUnloadedException
      System.UnauthorizedAccessException
      System.UriTemplateMatchException
      System.Web.Caching.DatabaseNotEnabledForNotificationException
      System.Web.Caching.TableNotEnabledForNotificationException
      System.Web.Management.SqlExecutionException
      System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException
      System.Windows.Automation.ElementNotAvailableException
      System.Windows.Data.ValueUnavailableException
      System.Windows.Markup.XamlParseException
      System.Windows.Media.Animation.AnimationException
      System.Windows.Media.InvalidWmpVersionException
      System.Workflow.Activities.EventDeliveryFailedException
      System.Workflow.Activities.WorkflowAuthorizationException
      System.Workflow.Runtime.Hosting.PersistenceException
      System.Workflow.Runtime.Tracking.TrackingProfileDeserializationException
      System.Xml.Schema.XmlSchemaException
      System.Xml.XmlException
      System.Xml.XPath.XPathException
      System.Xml.Xsl.XsltException
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