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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
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)
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
|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|
Initializes a new instance of the Computer class.
Gets an object that provides properties for methods for playing sounds.
Gets an object that provides methods for manipulating the Clipboard.
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)
Gets an object that provides properties and methods for working with drives, files, and directories.(Inherited from ServerComputer)
Gets an object that provides properties for getting information about the computer's memory, loaded assemblies, name, and operating system.(Inherited from ServerComputer)
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.
Gets an object that provides properties for getting information about the format and configuration of the mouse installed on the local computer.
Gets the computer name.(Inherited from ServerComputer)
Gets an object that provides a property and methods for interacting with the network to which the computer is connected.(Inherited from ServerComputer)
Gets an object that provides a property and a method for accessing the computer's serial ports.
Gets an object that provides properties and methods for manipulating the registry.(Inherited from ServerComputer)
Gets the Screen object that represents the computer's primary display screen.
Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object)
Serves as the default hash function.(Inherited from Object)
Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object)
Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object)
Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object)