TextFieldParser is unable to complete the read operation because maximum buffer size has been exceeded


Updated: July 20, 2015

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The operation cannot be completed because the maximum buffer size (10,000,000 bytes) has been exceeded.

To correct this error

  • Make sure there are no malformed fields in the file.

How to: Read From Text Files with Multiple Formats
Parsing Text Files with the TextFieldParser Object