Provides properties for manipulating computer components such as audio, the clock, the keyboard, the file system, and so on.
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)
Gets an object that provides properties for accessing the current local time and Universal Coordinated Time (the equivalent to Greenwich Mean Time) from the system clock.
Gets an object that provides properties and methods for working with drives, files, and directories.
Gets an object that provides properties for getting information about the computer's memory, loaded assemblies, name, and operating system.
Gets the computer name.
Gets an object that provides a property and methods for interacting with the network to which the computer is connected.
Gets an object that provides properties and methods for manipulating the registry.
Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)
Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)
Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)
The properties exposed by the My.Computer object return information about the computer on which the application is deployed, as determined at run time. Typically, this data differs from what was available on the development computer.
Some members, such as the My.Computer.Audio object, are available only for non-server applications.
The following table lists examples of tasks involving the My.Computer object.
Check connection status
Download a file
Upload a file
Create a registry key
Access the Clipboard
Available since 2.0
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.