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Marshal.GetExceptionForHR Method (Int32)

Converts the specified HRESULT error code to a corresponding Exception object.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assemblies:   System.Runtime.InteropServices (in System.Runtime.InteropServices.dll)
  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

'Declaration
Public Shared Function GetExceptionForHR ( _
	errorCode As Integer _
) As Exception

Parameters

errorCode
Type: System.Int32

The HRESULT to be converted.

Return Value

Type: System.Exception
An object that represents the converted HRESULT.

Use the GetExceptionForHR method to get an Exception based on an HRESULT without having to call the ThrowExceptionForHR method and catch the exception.

The current IErrorInfo interface is used to construct the exception.

For the mapping from each HRESULT to its comparable exception class in the .NET Framework, see How to: Map HRESULTs and Exceptions.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

    requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

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