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FileVersionInfo.PrivateBuild Property

Gets information about a private version of the file.

Namespace:  System.Diagnostics
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public string PrivateBuild { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
Information about a private version of the file or null if the file did not contain version information.

This information is present when IsPrivateBuild is true.

The following example calls GetVersionInfo to get the FileVersionInfo for the Notepad. Then it prints the private build information in a text box. This code assumes textBox1 has been instantiated.

private void GetPrivateBuild() {
    // Get the file version for the notepad.
    FileVersionInfo myFileVersionInfo = FileVersionInfo.GetVersionInfo("%systemroot%\\Notepad.exe");

    // Print the private build number.
    textBox1.Text = "Private build number: " + myFileVersionInfo.PrivateBuild;
 }

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

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