Provides properties for manipulating computer components such as audio, the clock, the keyboard, the file system, and so on.
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 My.Computer object.
Check connection status
Determine if a remote computer is available
Download a file
Upload a file
Create a registry key
Clear the Clipboard
Read from the Clipboard
Determine what is stored on the Clipboard
Save audio to the Clipboard
Get an image from the Clipboard