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SpecialDirectories.ProgramFiles Property

Gets a path pointing to the Program Files directory.

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

public static string ProgramFiles { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The path to the Program Files directory.

ExceptionCondition
DirectoryNotFoundException

The path is empty, usually because the operating system does not support the directory.

The SpecialDirectories object contains paths to commonly referenced directories. The Program Files directory contains the computer's program files.

This example displays the path for the Program Files directory in a MessageBox.

MsgBox(My.Computer.FileSystem.SpecialDirectories.ProgramFiles)

.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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