ActivationContext.CreatePartialActivationContext Method (ApplicationIdentity, String[])

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Initializes a new instance of the ActivationContext class using the specified application identity and array of manifest paths.

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

public static ActivationContext CreatePartialActivationContext (
	ApplicationIdentity identity,
	string[] manifestPaths
public static ActivationContext CreatePartialActivationContext (
	ApplicationIdentity identity, 
	String[] manifestPaths
public static function CreatePartialActivationContext (
	identity : ApplicationIdentity, 
	manifestPaths : String[]
) : ActivationContext



An ApplicationIdentity object that identifies an application.


A string array of manifest paths for the application.

Return Value

An ActivationContext object.

Exception typeCondition


applicationIdentity is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


manifestPaths is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


No deployment or application identity is specified in applicationIdentity.


applicationIdentity does not match the identity in the manifests.


applicationIdentity does not have the same number of components as the manifest paths.

The CreatePartialActivationContext method calls an internal constructor to create a new activation context. The implementation of the ActivationContext class in the .NET Framework version 2.0 is designed for applications that are neither fully installed in a store nor fully contained a folder. This method provides backward compatibility for later releases in which public constructors provide full activation contexts.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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