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Exists Method

Directory.Exists Method

When it is called by trusted applications, determines whether the given path refers to an existing directory on disk.

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

[SecuritySafeCriticalAttribute]
public static bool Exists(
	string path
)

Parameters

path
Type: System.String
The path to test.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if path refers to an existing directory; otherwise, false.

Platform Notes

Silverlight for Windows Phone Silverlight for Windows Phone

 This member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute on Silverlight for Windows Phone, because the attribute was present in Silverlight 3. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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