Application.ExecutablePath Property


Gets the path for the executable file that started the application, including the executable name.

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

public static string ExecutablePath { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The path and executable name for the executable file that started the application.

This path will be different depending on whether the Windows Forms application is deployed using ClickOnce. ClickOnce applications are stored in a per-user application cache in the C:\Documents and Settings\username directory. For more information, see Accessing Local and Remote Data in ClickOnce Applications.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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