ProcessorArchitecture Enumeration

Note: This enumeration is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Identifies the processor and bits-per-word of the platform targeted by an executable.

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

public enum ProcessorArchitecture
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
/** @attribute ComVisibleAttribute(true) */ 
public enum ProcessorArchitecture
public enum ProcessorArchitecture

 Member nameDescription
Amd64A 64-bit AMD processor only. 
IA64A 64-bit Intel processor only. 
MSILNeutral with respect to processor and bits-per-word. 
NoneAn unknown or unspecified combination of processor and bits-per-word. 
X86A 32-bit Intel processor, either native or in the Windows on Windows (WOW) environment on a 64-bit platform. 

Not all combinations of PortableExecutableKinds and ImageFileMachine describe valid PE file types. ProcessorArchitecture is the set of combinations of PortableExecutableKinds and ImageFileMachine that describe valid PE file types for managed code.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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