DriveType Enumeration

Note: This enumeration is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Defines constants for drive types, including CDRom, Fixed, Network, NoRootDirectory, Ram, Removable, and Unknown.

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

public enum DriveType
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
/** @attribute ComVisibleAttribute(true) */ 
public enum DriveType
public enum DriveType

 Member nameDescription
CDRomThe drive is an optical disc device, such as a CD or DVD-ROM. 
FixedThe drive is a fixed disk. 
NetworkThe drive is a network drive. 
NoRootDirectoryThe drive does not have a root directory. 
RamThe drive is a RAM disk. 
RemovableThe drive is a removable storage device, such as a floppy disk drive or a USB flash drive. 
UnknownThe type of drive is unknown. 

DriveType is used by the DriveInfo class to indicate drive type. It can be used with the DriveType property.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0