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IOException Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the IOException class with its message string set to the empty string (""), its HRESULT set to COR_E_IO, and its inner exception set to a null reference.

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

public IOException()

The constructor initializes the Message property of the new instance to a system-supplied message that describes the error, such as "An I/O error occurred while performing the requested operation." This message takes into account the current system culture.

.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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

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.
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