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FileSystem.DirectoryExists Method

Returns True if the specified directory exists.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.FileIO
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public static bool DirectoryExists(
	string directory


Type: System.String

Path of the directory.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
True if the directory exists; otherwise False.

This example determines whether the directory C:\backup\logs exists and checks its properties.

If My.Computer.FileSystem.DirectoryExists("C:\backup\logs") Then 
    Dim logInfo = My.Computer.FileSystem.GetDirectoryInfo(
End If

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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