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ActivationContext.CreatePartialActivationContext Method (ApplicationIdentity, String[])

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


Type: System.ApplicationIdentity

An ApplicationIdentity object that identifies an application.

Type: System.String[]

A string array of manifest paths for the application.

Return Value

Type: System.ActivationContext
An ActivationContext object.


identity 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 identity.


identity does not match the identity in the manifests.


identity 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 in a folder. This method provides backward compatibility for later releases in which public constructors provide full activation contexts.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0