ServerComputer.FileSystem Property

Gets an object that provides properties and methods for working with drives, files, and directories.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.Devices
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public FileSystemProxy FileSystem { get; }

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.VisualBasic.MyServices.FileSystemProxy
The My.Computer.FileSystem object for the computer.

This property provides easy access to the FileSystemProxy object.

Availability by Project Type

Project type


Windows Forms Application


Class Library


Console Application


Windows Forms Control Library


Web Control Library


Windows Service


Web Site


This example checks to determine whether the folder C:\backup\logs exists and checks its properties.

Dim logInfo As System.IO.DirectoryInfo
If My.Computer.FileSystem.DirectoryExists("C:\backup\logs") Then
    logInfo = My.Computer.FileSystem.GetDirectoryInfo(
End If

.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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