Visual Basic for Applications Reference

DriveType Constants

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These constants are only available when your project has an explicit reference to the appropriate type library containing these constant definitions.

Constant Value Description
Unknown 0 Drive type can't be determined.
Removable 1 Drive has removable media. This includes all floppy drives and many other varieties of storage devices.
Fixed 2 Drive has fixed (nonremovable) media. This includes all hard drives, including hard drives that are removable.
Remote 3 Network drives. This includes drives shared anywhere on a network.
CDROM 4 Drive is a CD-ROM. No distinction is made between read-only and read/write CD-ROM drives.
RAMDisk 5 Drive is a block of Random Access Memory (RAM) on the local computer that behaves like a disk drive.