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DriveInfo Constructor

Provides access to information on the specified drive.

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

public DriveInfo(
	string driveName
)

Parameters

driveName
Type: System.String

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

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The drive letter cannot be null.

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 null or use UNC (\\server\share) paths.

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

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