DriveInfo(String) DriveInfo(String) DriveInfo(String) DriveInfo(String) Constructor

Definition

Provides access to information on the specified drive.

public:
 DriveInfo(System::String ^ driveName);
public DriveInfo (string driveName);
new System.IO.DriveInfo : string -> System.IO.DriveInfo
Public Sub New (driveName As String)

Parameters

driveName
String String String String

A valid drive path or drive letter. This can be either uppercase or lowercase, 'a' to 'z'. A null value is not valid.

Exceptions

The first letter of driveName is not an uppercase or lowercase letter from 'a' to 'z'.

-or-

driveName does not refer to a valid drive.

Remarks

Use this class to obtain information on drives. The drive name must be either an uppercase or lowercase letter from 'a' to 'z'. You cannot use this method to obtain information on drive names that are null or use UNC (\\server\share) paths.

Security

FileIOPermission
for accessing directory information. The class constructor requires this permission. Associated enumeration: FileIOPermissionAccess.

Applies to