Volume Management Functions

Functions used in volume management.

In this section

TopicDescription

DefineDosDevice

Defines, redefines, or deletes MS-DOS device names.

DeleteVolumeMountPoint

Deletes a drive letter or mounted folder.

FindFirstVolume

Retrieves the name of a volume on a computer.

FindFirstVolumeMountPoint

Retrieves the name of a mounted folder on the specified volume.

FindNextVolume

Continues a volume search started by a call to the FindFirstVolume function.

FindNextVolumeMountPoint

Continues a mounted folder search started by a call to the FindFirstVolumeMountPoint function.

FindVolumeClose

Closes the specified volume search handle.

FindVolumeMountPointClose

Closes the specified mounted folder search handle.

GetDriveType

Determines whether a disk drive is a removable, fixed, CD-ROM, RAM disk, or network drive.

GetLogicalDrives

Retrieves a bitmask representing the currently available disk drives.

GetLogicalDriveStrings

Fills a buffer with strings that specify valid drives in the system.

GetVolumeInformation

Retrieves information about the file system and volume associated with the specified root directory.

GetVolumeInformationByHandleW

Retrieves information about the file system and volume associated with the specified file.

GetVolumeNameForVolumeMountPoint

Retrieves a volume GUID path for the volume that is associated with the specified volume mount point ( drive letter, volume GUID path, or mounted folder).

GetVolumePathName

Retrieves the volume mount point where the specified path is mounted.

GetVolumePathNamesForVolumeName

Retrieves a list of drive letters and mounted folder paths for the specified volume.

QueryDosDevice

Retrieves information about MS-DOS device names.

SetVolumeLabel

Sets the label of a file system volume.

SetVolumeMountPoint

Associates a volume with a drive letter or a directory on another volume.

 

The following functions are used with volume mount points (drive letters, volume GUID paths, and mounted folders).

 

 

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