Marshal.GetExceptionForHR Method (Int32)

Converts the specified HRESULT error code to a corresponding Exception object.

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

[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode)]
public static Exception GetExceptionForHR(
	int errorCode
)

Parameters

errorCode
Type: System.Int32

The HRESULT to be converted.

Return Value

Type: System.Exception
An Exception object representing the converted HRESULT.

Use the GetExceptionForHR method to get an Exception based on an HRESULT without having to call the ThrowExceptionForHR method and catch the exception.

The current IErrorInfo interface is used to construct the exception.

For the mapping from each HRESULT to its comparable exception class in the .NET Framework, see How to: Map HRESULTs and Exceptions.

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

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0
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