SystemDirectory Property

Environment.SystemDirectory Property


Gets the fully qualified path of the system directory.

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

public static string SystemDirectory { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

A string containing a directory path.

An example of the value returned is the string "C:\WinNT\System32".

The following example displays the system directory of the computer that runs the code example. (The system directory is omitted from the example output for security reasons.)

// Sample for the Environment.SystemDirectory property
using System;

class Sample 
    public static void Main() 
//  <-- Keep this information secure! -->
    Console.WriteLine("SystemDirectory: {0}", Environment.SystemDirectory);
This example produces the following results:

SystemDirectory: C:\WINNT\System32


for access to the information in the path itself. Associated enumeration: FileIOPermissionAccess.PathDiscovery

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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