Process.MainModule Property

Gets the main module for the associated process.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
[MonitoringDescriptionAttribute("ProcessMainModule")]
public ProcessModule MainModule { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Diagnostics.ProcessModule
The ProcessModule that was used to start the process.

ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

You are trying to access the MainModule property for a process that is running on a remote computer. This property is available only for processes that are running on the local computer.

Win32Exception

A 32-bit process is trying to access the modules of a 64-bit process.

PlatformNotSupportedException

The platform is Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me); set ProcessStartInfo.UseShellExecute to false to access this property on Windows 98 and Windows Me.

InvalidOperationException

The process Id is not available.

-or-

The process has exited.

A process module represents a.dll or .exe file that is loaded into a particular process. The MainModule property lets you view information about the executable used to start the process, including the module name, file name, and module memory details.

Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition Platform Note: This property is not available on this platform if you started the process with ProcessStartInfo.UseShellExecute set to true.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

  • LinkDemand 

    for full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code.

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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