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FileLoadException Class

The exception that is thrown when a managed assembly is found but cannot be loaded.

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

'Declaration
<SerializableAttribute> _
<ComVisibleAttribute(True)> _
Public Class FileLoadException _
	Inherits IOException
'Usage
Dim instance As FileLoadException

Represents the error that occurs when a Assembly file is found but cannot be loaded.

The FileNotFoundException exception is thrown when the file fails to load because it cannot be located. If the file is located, but cannot be loaded due to insufficient permissions, a SecurityException is thrown.

FileLoadException has the default HRESULT of COR_E_FILELOAD, which has the value 0x80131621, but this is not the only possible HRESULT.

If your code does not have PathDiscovery permission, the error message for this exception may only contain file or directory names instead of fully qualified paths.

System.Object
  System.Exception
    System.SystemException
      System.IO.IOException
        System.IO.FileLoadException

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

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

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, 1.1, 1.0

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