AppDomain.Load Method (String)

Loads an Assembly given its display name.

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

abstract Load : 
        assemblyString:string -> Assembly  
override Load : 
        assemblyString:string -> Assembly

Parameters

assemblyString
Type: System.String

The display name of the assembly. See Assembly.FullName.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.Assembly
The loaded assembly.

Implements

_AppDomain.Load(String)

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

assemblyString is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic)

FileNotFoundException

assemblyString is not found.

BadImageFormatException

assemblyString is not a valid assembly.

-or-

Version 2.0 or later of the common language runtime is currently loaded and assemblyString was compiled with a later version.

AppDomainUnloadedException

The operation is attempted on an unloaded application domain.

FileLoadException

An assembly or module was loaded twice with two different evidences.

This method should be used only to load an assembly into the current application domain. This method is provided as a convenience for interoperability callers who cannot call the static Assembly.Load method. To load assemblies into other application domains, use a method such as CreateInstanceAndUnwrap.

For information that is common to all overloads of this method, see the Load(AssemblyName) method overload.

.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

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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