Environment.SystemDirectory Environment.SystemDirectory Environment.SystemDirectory Environment.SystemDirectory Property

Definition

Gets the fully qualified path of the system directory.

public:
 static property System::String ^ SystemDirectory { System::String ^ get(); };
public static string SystemDirectory { get; }
member this.SystemDirectory : string
Public Shared ReadOnly Property SystemDirectory As String

Property Value

A string containing a directory path.

Examples

The following example displays the system directory of the computer that runs the code example. (The system directory is omitted from the example output for security reasons.)

// Sample for the Environment::SystemDirectory property
using namespace System;
int main()
{
   Console::WriteLine();
   
   //  <-- Keep this information secure! -->
   Console::WriteLine( "SystemDirectory: {0}", Environment::SystemDirectory );
}

/*
This example produces the following results:

SystemDirectory: C:\WINNT\System32
*/
// Sample for the Environment.SystemDirectory property
using System;

class Sample 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {
    Console.WriteLine();
//  <-- Keep this information secure! -->
    Console.WriteLine("SystemDirectory: {0}", Environment.SystemDirectory);
    }
}
/*
This example produces the following results:

SystemDirectory: C:\WINNT\System32
*/
' Sample for the Environment.SystemDirectory property
Imports System

Class Sample
   Public Shared Sub Main()
      Console.WriteLine()
      '  <-- Keep this information secure! -->
      Console.WriteLine("SystemDirectory: {0}", Environment.SystemDirectory)
   End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Sample
'
'This example produces the following results:
'
'SystemDirectory: C:\WINNT\System32
'

Remarks

An example of the value returned is the string "C:\WinNT\System32".

Security

FileIOPermission
for access to the information in the path itself. Associated enumeration: PathDiscovery

Applies to