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C# Main () return string

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Can Main in C# return a String?  I'm trying to do that and changed it from static void to static string and i get the following error:
MainString.exe' does not contain a static 'Main' method suitable for an entry point      MainString

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

--Rob
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No, you can't. The Main function result must be handled at the system level (Windows) and the system defines the entry function of a program as returning an integer. Returning anything else than an integer is impossible. FYI, when you define the Main function with a void return type, the program will actually return a 0 value.
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Where do you need to return the string to since Main is the starting point for an application?
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