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Assembly.GetFiles Method (Boolean)

Gets the files in the file table of an assembly manifest, specifying whether to include resource modules.

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

public virtual FileStream[] GetFiles (
	bool getResourceModules
public FileStream[] GetFiles (
	boolean getResourceModules
public function GetFiles (
	getResourceModules : boolean
) : FileStream[]



true to include resource modules; otherwise, false.

Return Value

An array of FileStream objects.

Exception typeCondition


A file that was found could not be loaded.


A file was not found.


A file was not a valid assembly.

This method works on public and private resource files.

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, 1.1, 1.0