Path.GetTempPath Method

Returns the path of the current system's temporary folder.

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

[SecuritySafeCriticalAttribute]
public static string GetTempPath()

Return Value

Type: System.String
A String containing the path information of a temporary directory.

ExceptionCondition
SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permissions.

Version Notes

Silverlight for Windows Phone Silverlight for Windows Phone

 This member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute on Silverlight for Windows Phone, because the attribute was present in Silverlight 3. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.

XNA Framework

 When this method is used in the XNA Framework, it throws a NotSupportedException exception.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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