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Environment.GetLogicalDrives Method

Returns an array of string containing the names of the logical drives on the current computer.

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

public static string[] GetLogicalDrives()

Return Value

Type: System.String[]
An array of strings where each element contains the name of a logical drive. For example, if the computer's hard drive is the first logical drive, the first element returned is "C:\".

ExceptionCondition
IOException

An I/O error occurs.

SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permissions.

The following example shows how to display the logical drives of the current computer using the GetLogicalDrives method.

// Sample for the Environment.GetLogicalDrives method 
using System;

class Sample 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {
    Console.WriteLine();
    String[] drives = Environment.GetLogicalDrives();
    Console.WriteLine("GetLogicalDrives: {0}", String.Join(", ", drives));
    }
}
/*
This example produces the following results:

GetLogicalDrives: A:\, C:\, D:\
*/

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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