FileNotFoundException Constructor (String)

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

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

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


Public Sub New ( _
    message As String _
public FileNotFoundException(
    string message


  • message
    Type: System..::.String
    A description of the error. The content of message is intended to be understood by humans. The caller of this constructor is required to ensure that this string has been localized for the current system culture.


This constructor initializes the Message property of the new instance using message.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


FileNotFoundException Class

FileNotFoundException Overload

System.IO Namespace

Other Resources

Data for Windows Phone 8