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Type.GetTypeFromCLSID Method (Guid, String, Boolean)

Gets the type associated with the specified class identifier (CLSID) from the specified server, specifying whether to throw an exception if an error occurs while loading the type.

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

static member GetTypeFromCLSID : 
        clsid:Guid * 
        server:string * 
        throwOnError:bool -> Type 


Type: System.Guid
The CLSID of the type to get.
Type: System.String
The server from which to load the type. If the server name is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), this method automatically reverts to the local machine.
Type: System.Boolean
true to throw any exception that occurs.
false to ignore any exception that occurs.

Return Value

Type: System.Type
System.__ComObject regardless of whether the CLSID is valid.

Exceptions such as OutOfMemoryException will be thrown when specifying true for throwOnError, but it will not fail for unregistered CLSIDs.

The following example retrieves the type associated with the CLSID from the local host, specifying whether to throw an exception if an error occurs while loading the type.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.