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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 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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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