Determines whether the given path refers to an existing directory on disk.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
The path parameter is permitted to specify relative or absolute path information. Relative path information is interpreted as relative to the current working directory.
Trailing spaces are removed from the end of the path parameter before checking whether the directory exists.
The path parameter is not case-sensitive.
If you do not have at a minimum read-only permission to the directory, the method will return false.
The method returns false if any error occurs while trying to determine if the specified file exists. This can occur in situations that raise exceptions such as passing a file name with invalid characters or too many characters, a failing or missing disk, or if the caller does not have permission to read the file.
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.