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DriveInfo Constructor

Provides access to information on the specified drive.

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

new : 
        driveName:string -> DriveInfo

Parameters

driveName
Type: System.String

A valid drive path or drive letter. This can be either uppercase or lowercase, 'a' to 'z'. A null value is not valid.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The drive letter cannot be a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

ArgumentException

The first letter of driveName is not an uppercase or lowercase letter from 'a' to 'z'.

-or-

driveName does not refer to a valid drive.

Use this class to obtain information on drives. The drive name must be either an uppercase or lowercase letter from 'a' to 'z'. You cannot use this method to obtain information on drive names that are a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or use UNC (\\server\share) paths.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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