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SpecialDirectoriesProxy Class

This class supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Provides properties for accessing commonly referenced directories.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic.MyServices
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualBasic (in microsoft.visualbasic.dll)

public class SpecialDirectoriesProxy
public class SpecialDirectoriesProxy
public class SpecialDirectoriesProxy
Not applicable.

For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic My.Computer.FileSystem.SpecialDirectories Object.

If the path for the referenced directory is empty, usually due to the operating system not supporting the directory, a DirectoryNotFoundException exception is thrown.

No backslash (\) appears at the end of the path.

The following table lists examples of tasks involving the My.Computer.FileSystem.SpecialDirectories object.

This example returns the filePath for the user's Desktop directory and displays it.

Dim filePath As String
filePath = My.Computer.FileSystem.SpecialDirectories.Desktop
MsgBox(filePath)

System.Object
  Microsoft.VisualBasic.MyServices.SpecialDirectoriesProxy

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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