Exactly where is System.IO.FileExists looking for the file?

I am working with some VB.net code. The folowing line of code checks if a file exists, but exactly which directory is it looking in as the directory path is never specified:

If System.IO.File.Exists(STRName) Then
' do something
End If
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
usually, it will be in the same path where the application is running from
Kyle AbrahamsSenior .Net DeveloperCommented:
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.io.file.exists(v=vs.110).aspx

STRName usually includes the path as well as the filename.

If you just pass the filename it should look in the same directory that the assembly is located.
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
No, the working directory
If System.IO.File.Exists("Test.txt") Then
    ' do something
    Console.WriteLine("File exists")
Else
    Console.WriteLine("File does not exists")
End If

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