Computer Computer Computer Computer Class

Definition

Provides properties for manipulating computer components such as audio, the clock, the keyboard, the file system, and so on.

public ref class Computer : Microsoft::VisualBasic::Devices::ServerComputer
public class Computer : Microsoft.VisualBasic.Devices.ServerComputer
type Computer = class
    inherit ServerComputer
Public Class Computer
Inherits ServerComputer
Inheritance

Examples

This example uses the My.Computer.Name property to display the name of the computer on which the code runs.

MsgBox("Computer name: " & My.Computer.Name)

Remarks

The properties exposed by the My.Computer object return information about the computer on which the application is deployed, as determined at run time. Typically, this data differs from what was available on the development computer.

Some members, such as the My.Computer.Audio object, are available only for non-server applications.

The following table lists examples of tasks involving the My.Computer object.

To See
Check connection status How to: Check Connection Status
Download a file How to: Download a File
Upload a file How to: Upload a File
Create a registry key How to: Create a Registry Key and Set Its Value
Access the Clipboard Storing Data to and Reading from the Clipboard

Constructors

Computer() Computer() Computer() Computer()

Initializes a new instance of the Computer class.

Properties

Audio Audio Audio Audio

Gets an object that provides properties for methods for playing sounds.

Clipboard Clipboard Clipboard Clipboard

Gets an object that provides methods for manipulating the Clipboard.

Clock Clock Clock Clock

Gets an object that provides properties for accessing the current local time and Universal Coordinated Time (the equivalent to Greenwich Mean Time) from the system clock.

(Inherited from ServerComputer)
FileSystem FileSystem FileSystem FileSystem

Gets an object that provides properties and methods for working with drives, files, and directories.

(Inherited from ServerComputer)
Info Info Info Info

Gets an object that provides properties for getting information about the computer's memory, loaded assemblies, name, and operating system.

(Inherited from ServerComputer)
Keyboard Keyboard Keyboard Keyboard

Gets an object that provides properties for accessing the current state of the keyboard, such as what keys are currently pressed, and provides a method to send keystrokes to the active window.

Mouse Mouse Mouse Mouse

Gets an object that provides properties for getting information about the format and configuration of the mouse installed on the local computer.

Name Name Name Name

Gets the computer name.

(Inherited from ServerComputer)
Network Network Network Network

Gets an object that provides a property and methods for interacting with the network to which the computer is connected.

(Inherited from ServerComputer)
Ports Ports Ports Ports

Gets an object that provides a property and a method for accessing the computer's serial ports.

Registry Registry Registry Registry

Gets an object that provides properties and methods for manipulating the registry.

(Inherited from ServerComputer)
Screen Screen Screen Screen

Gets the Screen object that represents the computer's primary display screen.

Methods

Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.

(Inherited from Object)
GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function.

(Inherited from Object)
GetType() GetType() GetType() GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)
MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)
ToString() ToString() ToString() ToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)

Applies to

See also