IsolatedStorageFile.GetMachineStoreForAssembly Method ()


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Obtains machine-scoped isolated storage corresponding to the calling code's assembly identity.

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

public static IsolatedStorageFile GetMachineStoreForAssembly()

Return Value

Type: System.IO.IsolatedStorage.IsolatedStorageFile

An object corresponding to the isolated storage scope based on the calling code's assembly identity.

Exception Condition

An isolated storage location cannot be initialized.


Sufficient isolated storage permissions have not been granted.

The same assembly within different applications always uses the same isolated store when using this method.

GetMachineStoreForAssembly is functionally equivalent to the following code:

isoFile = IsolatedStorageFile.GetStore(IsolatedStorageScope.Assembly |
    IsolatedStorageScope.Machine, null, null);

Different assemblies running within the same application domain always have distinct isolated stores.


for using isolated storage. Associated enumeration: AssemblyIsolationByUser


when invoked late-bound through mechanisms such as Type.InvokeMember. Associated enumeration: ReflectionPermissionFlag.MemberAccess

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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