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Assembly.LoadModule Method (String, Byte[], Byte[])

Loads the module, internal to this assembly, with a common object file format (COFF)-based image containing an emitted module, or a resource file. The raw bytes representing the symbols for the module are also loaded.

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

public virtual Module LoadModule(
	string moduleName,
	byte[] rawModule,
	byte[] rawSymbolStore


Type: System.String
The name of the module. This string must correspond to a file name in this assembly's manifest.
Type: System.Byte[]
A byte array that is a COFF-based image containing an emitted module, or a resource.
Type: System.Byte[]
A byte array containing the raw bytes representing the symbols for the module. Must be null if this is a resource file.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.Module
The loaded module.


_Assembly.LoadModule(String, Byte[], Byte[])


moduleName or rawModule is null.


moduleName does not match a file entry in this assembly's manifest.


rawModule is not a valid module.


A file that was found could not be loaded.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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