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DriveInfo.DriveInfo Constructor

Provides access to information on the specified drive.

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

public DriveInfo (
	string driveName
)
public DriveInfo (
	String driveName
)
public function DriveInfo (
	driveName : String
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

driveName

A valid drive path or drive letter. This can be either uppercase or lowercase, 'a' to 'z'. A null value is not valid.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

The drive letter cannot be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ArgumentException

The first letter of driveName is not an uppercase or lowercase letter from 'a' to 'z'.

-or-

driveName does not refer to a valid drive.

Use this class to obtain information on drives. The drive name must be either an uppercase or lowercase letter from 'a' to 'z'. You cannot use this method to obtain information on drive names that are a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or use UNC (\\server\share) paths.

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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