Environment.SystemDirectory Property

 
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Gets the fully qualified path of the system directory.

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

Public Shared ReadOnly Property SystemDirectory As String

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
Imports System

Class Sample
   Public Shared Sub Main()
      Console.WriteLine()
      '  <-- Keep this information secure! -->
      Console.WriteLine("SystemDirectory: {0}", Environment.SystemDirectory)
   End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Sample
'
'This example produces the following results:
'
'SystemDirectory: C:\WINNT\System32
'

FileIOPermission

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

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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