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DriveType Enumeration

Defines constants for drive types, including CDRom, Fixed, Network, NoRootDirectory, Ram, Removable, and Unknown.

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

[SerializableAttribute]
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public enum class DriveType

Member nameDescription
UnknownThe type of drive is unknown.
NoRootDirectoryThe drive does not have a root directory.
RemovableThe drive is a removable storage device, such as a floppy disk drive or a USB flash drive.
FixedThe drive is a fixed disk.
NetworkThe drive is a network drive.
CDRomThe drive is an optical disc device, such as a CD or DVD-ROM.
RamThe drive is a RAM disk.

DriveType is used by the DriveInfo class to indicate drive type. It can be used with the DriveType property.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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