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FileNotFoundException Class

The exception that is thrown when an attempt to access a file that does not exist on disk fails.

System.Object
  System.Exception
    System.SystemException
      System.IO.IOException
        System.IO.FileNotFoundException

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

[<SerializableAttribute>]
[<ComVisibleAttribute(true)>]
type FileNotFoundException =  
    class 
        inherit IOException 
    end

The FileNotFoundException type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkSupported by Portable Class LibraryFileNotFoundException()Initializes a new instance of the FileNotFoundException class with its message string set to a system-supplied message and its HRESULT set to COR_E_FILENOTFOUND.
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkSupported by Portable Class LibraryFileNotFoundException(String)Initializes a new instance of the FileNotFoundException class with its message string set to message and its HRESULT set to COR_E_FILENOTFOUND.
Protected methodFileNotFoundException(SerializationInfo, StreamingContext)Initializes a new instance of the FileNotFoundException class with the specified serialization and context information.
Public methodSupported by Portable Class LibraryFileNotFoundException(String, Exception)Initializes a new instance of the FileNotFoundException class with a specified error message and a reference to the inner exception that is the cause of this exception.
Public methodSupported by Portable Class LibraryFileNotFoundException(String, String)Initializes a new instance of the FileNotFoundException class with its message string set to message, specifying the file name that cannot be found, and its HRESULT set to COR_E_FILENOTFOUND.
Public methodSupported by Portable Class LibraryFileNotFoundException(String, String, Exception)Initializes a new instance of the FileNotFoundException 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 propertySupported by Portable Class LibraryDataGets a collection of key/value pairs that provide additional user-defined information about the exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by Portable Class LibraryFileNameGets the name of the file that cannot be found.
Public propertyFusionLogGets the log file that describes why loading of an assembly failed.
Public propertySupported by Portable Class LibraryHelpLinkGets or sets a link to the help file associated with this exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by the XNA FrameworkSupported by Portable Class LibraryHResultGets or sets HRESULT, a coded numerical value that is assigned to a specific exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by the XNA FrameworkSupported by Portable Class LibraryInnerExceptionGets the Exception instance that caused the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by the XNA FrameworkMessageGets the error message that explains the reason for the exception. (Overrides Exception.Message.)

In XNA Framework 3.0, this member is inherited from Exception.Message.
Public propertySupported by Portable Class LibrarySourceGets or sets the name of the application or the object that causes the error. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySupported by the XNA FrameworkSupported by Portable Class LibraryStackTraceGets a string representation of the immediate frames on the call stack. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyTargetSiteGets the method that throws the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkSupported by Portable Class LibraryEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkSupported by Portable Class LibraryFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkSupported by Portable Class LibraryGetBaseExceptionWhen overridden in a derived class, returns the Exception that is the root cause of one or more subsequent exceptions. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkSupported by Portable Class LibraryGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetObjectDataSets the SerializationInfo object with the file name and additional exception information. (Overrides Exception.GetObjectData(SerializationInfo, StreamingContext).)
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkSupported by Portable Class LibraryGetTypeGets the runtime type of the current instance. (Inherited from Exception.)

In XNA Framework 3.0, this member is inherited from Object.GetType().


In Portable Class Library Portable Class Library, this member is inherited from Object.GetType().
Protected methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkSupported by Portable Class LibraryMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkToStringReturns the fully qualified name of this exception and possibly the error message, the name of the inner exception, and the stack trace. (Overrides Exception.ToString().)

In XNA Framework, this member is overridden by ToString().
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  NameDescription
Protected eventSerializeObjectStateOccurs when an exception is serialized to create an exception state object that contains serialized data about the exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
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FileNotFoundException uses the HRESULT COR_E_FILENOTFOUND which has the value 0x80070002.

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.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

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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