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Environment.SystemDirectory Property

Gets the fully qualified path of the system directory.

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

public static string SystemDirectory { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string containing a directory path.

An example of the value returned is the string "C:\WinNT\System32".

The following code example displays the system directory of the computer running the code example. (The system directory is omitted from the code example output for security reasons.)

// Sample for the Environment.SystemDirectory property 
using System;

class Sample 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {
    Console.WriteLine();
//  <-- Keep this information secure! -->
    Console.WriteLine("SystemDirectory: {0}", Environment.SystemDirectory);
    }
}
/*
This example produces the following results:

SystemDirectory: C:\WINNT\System32
*/

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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