GetLogicalDrives Method

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:\".

Exception Condition
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:\
*/

EnvironmentPermission

for full access to the resource protected by this permission. Associated enumeration: PermissionState.Unrestricted

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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