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DriveInfo::VolumeLabel Property

Gets or sets the volume label of a drive.

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

public:
property String^ VolumeLabel {
	String^ get ();
	void set (String^ value);
}

Property Value

Type: System::String
The volume label.

ExceptionCondition
IOException

An I/O error occurred (for example, a disk error or a drive was not ready).

DriveNotFoundException

The drive is not mapped or does not exist.

SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

UnauthorizedAccessException

The volume label is being set on a network or CD-ROM drive.

-or-

Access to the drive information is denied.

The label length is determined by the operating system. For example, NTFS allows a volume label to be up to 32 characters long. Note that nullptr is a valid VolumeLabel.

The following example demonstrates the use of the DriveInfo class to display information about all the drives on the current system.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 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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