DriveInfo.VolumeLabel Property

 

Gets or sets the volume label of a drive.

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

member VolumeLabel : string with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.String

The volume label.

Exception Condition
IOException

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

DriveNotFoundException

The drive is not mapped or does not exist.

SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

UnauthorizedAccessException

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

-or-

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.

FileIOPermission

for setting the volume label. Associated enumeration: Write.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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