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FileNotFoundException Class
 

The exception that is thrown when an attempt to access a file that does not exist on disk fails.

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

SystemObject
   SystemException
     SystemSystemException
       System.IOIOException
        System.IOFileNotFoundException

[SerializableAttribute]
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public class FileNotFoundException : IOException
[SerializableAttribute]
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public ref class FileNotFoundException : IOException
[<SerializableAttribute>]
[<ComVisibleAttribute(true)>]
type FileNotFoundException = 
    class
        inherit IOException
    end
<SerializableAttribute>
<ComVisibleAttribute(True)>
Public Class FileNotFoundException
	Inherits IOException
NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethod FileNotFoundException

Initializes a new instance of the FileNotFoundException class with its message string set to a system-supplied message and its HRESULT set to COR_E_FILENOTFOUND.

System_CAPS_protmethod FileNotFoundException

Initializes a new instance of the FileNotFoundException class with the specified serialization and context information.

System_CAPS_pubmethod FileNotFoundException

Initializes a new instance of the FileNotFoundException class with its message string set to message and its HRESULT set to COR_E_FILENOTFOUND.

System_CAPS_pubmethod FileNotFoundException

Initializes a new instance of the FileNotFoundException class with a specified error message and a reference to the inner exception that is the cause of this exception.

System_CAPS_pubmethod FileNotFoundException

Initializes a new instance of the FileNotFoundException class with its message string set to message, specifying the file name that cannot be found, and its HRESULT set to COR_E_FILENOTFOUND.

System_CAPS_pubmethod FileNotFoundException

Initializes a new instance of the FileNotFoundException class with a specified error message and a reference to the inner exception that is the cause of this exception.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets a collection of key/value pairs that provide additional user-defined information about the exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets the name of the file that cannot be found.

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets the log file that describes why loading of an assembly failed.

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets or sets a link to the help file associated with this exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets or sets HRESULT, a coded numerical value that is assigned to a specific exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets the Exception instance that caused the current exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets the error message that explains the reason for the exception.(Overrides .)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets or sets the name of the application or the object that causes the error.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets a string representation of the immediate frames on the call stack.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets the method that throws the current exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethod Equals

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethod Finalize

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetBaseException

When overridden in a derived class, returns the Exception that is the root cause of one or more subsequent exceptions.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetHashCode

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetObjectData

Sets the SerializationInfo object with the file name and additional exception information.(Overrides ExceptionGetObjectData.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetType

Gets the runtime type of the current instance.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_protmethod MemberwiseClone

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod ToString

Returns the fully qualified name of this exception and possibly the error message, the name of the inner exception, and the stack trace.(Overrides ExceptionToString.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_protevent SerializeObjectState

Occurs when an exception is serialized to create an exception state object that contains serialized data about the exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

FileNotFoundException uses the HRESULT COR_E_FILENOTFOUND which has the value 0x80070002.

If your code does not have permission, the error message for this exception may only contain file or directory names instead of fully qualified paths.

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

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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