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Visual Basic for Applications Reference

Visual Studio 6.0

DriveType Property

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Returns a value indicating the type of a specified drive.



The object is always a Drive object.


The following code illustrates the use of the DriveType property:

Sub ShowDriveType(drvpath)
    Dim fs, d, s, t
    Set fs = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    Set d = fs.GetDrive(drvpath)
    Select Case d.DriveType
        Case 0: t = "Unknown"
        Case 1: t = "Removable"
        Case 2: t = "Fixed"
        Case 3: t = "Network"
        Case 4: t = "CD-ROM"
        Case 5: t = "RAM Disk"
    End Select
    s = "Drive " & d.DriveLetter & ": - " & t
    MsgBox s
End Sub