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FileNotFoundException.Message Property


Gets the error message that explains the reason for the exception.

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

public override string Message { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The error message.

If no message was supplied to the constructor for the current exception, this property returns a system-supplied error message. If the FileName property is not null, the message includes the file name.

This property is read-only.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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