Directory.Exists Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Determines whether the given path refers to an existing directory on disk.

Namespace: System.IO
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)


Public Shared Function Exists ( _
    path As String _
) As Boolean
public static bool Exists(
    string path


Return Value

Type: System..::.Boolean
true if path refers to an existing directory; otherwise, false.


Version Notes

Windows Phone

This member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


Directory Class

System.IO Namespace