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FieldAccessException Class

The exception that is thrown when there is an invalid attempt to access a private or protected field inside a class.

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

public class FieldAccessException : MemberAccessException

This exception is typically thrown when the access level of a field in a class library is changed, and one or more assemblies referencing the library have not been recompiled.

FieldAccessException uses the HRESULT COR_E_FIELDACCESS, which has the value 0x80131507.

For a list of initial property values for an instance of FieldAccessException, see the FieldAccessException constructors.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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