How to: Determine the Windows System Directory in Visual Basic

This example sets a string containing the path of the Windows System directory.


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Dim systemDirectory As String
systemDirectory = System.Environment.SystemDirectory

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The property returns a value such as "c:\WINNT\System32".

This code requires FileIOPermission.

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