DirectoryInfo.Exists Property

May 11, 2014

Gets a value indicating whether the directory exists.

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

public override bool Exists { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the directory exists; otherwise, false.

The Exists property returns false if any error occurs while trying to determine if the specified file exists. This can occur in situations that raise exceptions such as passing a file name with invalid characters or too many characters, a failing or missing disk, or if the caller does not have permission to read the file.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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