DriveType Enumeration

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

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

'Declaration
<SerializableAttribute> _
<ComVisibleAttribute(True)> _
Public Enumeration DriveType

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

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

.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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