Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
The path of the file that contains the manifest of the assembly.
Return ValueAn Assembly object that represents the loaded assembly.
assemblyFile is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
assemblyFile is not found, or the module you are trying to load does not specify a file name extension.
assemblyFile is found, but could not be loaded.
assemblyFile is not a valid assembly.
Version 2.0 or later of the common language runtime is currently loaded and assemblyFile was compiled with a later version.
A codebase that does not start with "file://" was specified without the required WebPermission.
The assembly name is longer than MAX_PATH characters.
assemblyFile is an empty string ("").
Dependencies are not automatically loaded into the reflection-only context.
You cannot execute code from an assembly that has been loaded into the reflection-only context. To execute the code, load the assembly with the LoadFile method.
The assemblyFile parameter must refer to a URI without escape characters. This method supplies escape characters for all invalid characters in the URI.
The path specified for assemblyFile is relative to the current directory. The assembly is loaded into the domain of the caller.
The reflection-only context is no different from other contexts. Assemblies that are loaded into the context can be unloaded only by unloading the application domain.
Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter EditionThe Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.