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System.Shell.Drive object

[The Windows Gadget Platform/Sidebar is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions. ]

Defines the properties used to expose system storage device characteristics.

Members

The System.Shell.Drive object has these types of members:

Properties

The System.Shell.Drive object has these properties.

PropertyAccess typeDescription

driveFormat

Read-only

Gets whether the system storage device is formatted with NTFS or FAT32 permissions.

driveLetter

Read-only

Gets the system storage device drive letter.

driveType

Read-only

Gets the system storage device type.

freeSpace

Read-only

Gets the amount of free space, in MB, on the system storage device.

isReady

Read-only

Gets whether the system storage device is ready.

rootDirectory

Read-only

Gets the UNC path to the root folder of a system storage device.

totalFreeSpace

Read-only

Gets the total amount of free space, in MB, on the system storage device.

totalSize

Read-only

Gets the total capacity, in MB, of the system storage device without regard to partition configuration information.

volumeLabel

Read/write

Gets or sets the volume label of the system storage device.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]

End of client support

Windows 7

End of server support

Windows Server 2008

IDL

Sidebar.idl

DLL

Sidebar.Exe (version 1.00 or later)

 

 

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