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ExceptionRoutedEventArgs.ErrorException Property

Gets the exception that caused the error condition.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public Exception ErrorException { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Exception
The exception that details the specific error condition.


The attempt to access the media file is denied.


The media file is not found.


The media file format is not supported by any installed codec.


The file format is not recognized.


Windows Media Player version 10 or later is not detected.


Video resources are insufficient for media playback.


A COM error code appears.

The following example creates a simple event handler for ExceptionRoutedEventArgs.

private void Media_MediaFailed(object sender, ExceptionRoutedEventArgs args)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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