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InvalidProgramException Class

The exception that is thrown when a program contains invalid Microsoft intermediate language (MSIL) or metadata. Generally this indicates a bug in the compiler that generated the program.

For a list of all members of this type, see InvalidProgramException Members.


[Visual Basic]
NotInheritable Public Class InvalidProgramException
   Inherits SystemException
public sealed class InvalidProgramException : SystemException
public __gc __sealed class InvalidProgramException : public
class InvalidProgramException extends SystemException

Thread Safety

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


InvalidProgramException uses the HRESULT COR_E_INVALIDPROGRAM, which has the value 0x8013153A.

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

For more information about InvalidProgramException, see article Q312544, "What to Do If You Receive an InvalidProgramException Error Message," in the Microsoft Knowledge Base at


Namespace: System

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

Assembly: Mscorlib (in Mscorlib.dll)

See Also

InvalidProgramException Members | System Namespace | Exception | Handling and Throwing Exceptions