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<probing> Element

Specifies application base subdirectories for the common language runtime to search when loading assemblies.


<probing privatePath="paths"/>

Required Attribute

Attribute Description
privatePath Specifies subdirectories of the application's base directory that might contain assemblies. Delimit each subdirectory with a semicolon.


The following example shows how to specify application base subdirectories the runtime should search for assemblies.

      <assemblyBinding xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1">
         <probing privatePath="bin;bin2\subbin;bin3"/>

Configuration File

This element can be used in the application configuration file.

See Also

Runtime Settings Schema | Configuration File Schema | Specifying an Assembly's Location | How the Runtime Locates Assemblies