Tuesday, February 12, 2008

DriveInfo - Listing Drives in C#.Net

DriveInfo[] mydrives = DriveInfo.GetDrives();

foreach (DriveInfo mydrive in mydrives)
Console.WriteLine("Drive: {0}", mydrive.Name);
Console.WriteLine("Type: {0}", mydrive.DriveType);

- GetDrives() is a static( shared in VB.Net) method.

- DriveType enumeration has the following values:
CDRom - An optical drive. It can be CD-ROM, DVD, and so on.
Fixed - A fixed disk.
Network - A network mapped drive.
NoRootDirectory - A drive that does not have a root directory.
Ram - A RAM drive.
Removable - A drive that has removable media.
Unknown - The drive could not be determined

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Plz..., can you show sample, how i can work with drive type RAM?

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