BadImageFormatException Class

July 28, 2014

The exception that is thrown when the file image of a DLL or an executable program is invalid.

System.Object
  System.Exception
    System.SystemException
      System.BadImageFormatException

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

public class BadImageFormatException : SystemException

The BadImageFormatException type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodBadImageFormatException()Initializes a new instance of the BadImageFormatException class.
Public methodBadImageFormatException(String)Initializes a new instance of the BadImageFormatException class with a specified error message.
Public methodBadImageFormatException(String, Exception)Initializes a new instance of the BadImageFormatException class with a specified error message and a reference to the inner exception that is the cause of this exception.
Public methodBadImageFormatException(String, String)Initializes a new instance of the BadImageFormatException class with a specified error message and file name.
Public methodBadImageFormatException(String, String, Exception)Initializes a new instance of the BadImageFormatException 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 propertyFileNameGets the name of the file that causes this exception.
Public propertyHelpLinkGets or sets a link to the help file associated with this exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyHResultGets or sets HRESULT, a coded numerical value that is assigned to a specific exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyInnerExceptionGets the Exception instance that caused the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyMessageGets the error message and the name of the file that caused this exception. (Overrides Exception.Message.)
Public propertySourceGets or sets the name of the application or the object that causes the error. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyStackTraceGets a string representation of the frames on the call stack at the time the current exception was thrown. (Inherited from Exception.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetBaseExceptionWhen overridden in a derived class, returns the Exception that is the root cause of one or more subsequent exceptions. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the runtime type of the current instance. (Inherited from Exception.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns the fully qualified name of this exception and possibly the error message and the name of the inner exception. (Overrides Exception.ToString().)
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This exception is thrown when the file image of an executable program is invalid. For example, this exception is thrown when unmanaged code is passed to Load for loading.

BadImageFormatException uses the HRESULT COR_E_BADIMAGEFORMAT, which has the value 0x8007000B.

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

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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

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