VolumeLabel Property

DriveInfo::VolumeLabel Property


Gets or sets the volume label of a drive.

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

property String^ VolumeLabel {
	String^ get();
	void set(String^ value);

Property Value

Type: System::String^

The volume label.

Exception Condition

An I/O error occurred (for example, a disk error or a drive was not ready).


The drive is not mapped or does not exist.


The caller does not have the required permission.


The volume label is being set on a network or CD-ROM drive.


Access to the drive information is denied.

The label length is determined by the operating system. For example, NTFS allows a volume label to be up to 32 characters long. Note that null is a valid VolumeLabel.

The following example demonstrates the use of the DriveInfo class to display information about all the drives on the current system.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.


for setting the volume label. Associated enumeration: Write.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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