How to: Determine a Drive's Type in Visual Basic
The GetDriveInfo method provides a DriveInfo object that can be queried for information about a drive on a computer. You can use the DriveType property to determine the drive's type. Attempting to access the property without sufficient permission throws a SecurityException exception.
For more information about which drive types are recognized, see DriveType.
To determine the type of a drive
Use the DriveType property to determine the type, as illustrated in the following code.