FileSystemInfo.Refresh Method

Refreshes the state of the object.

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

public void Refresh ()
public void Refresh ()
public function Refresh ()
Not applicable.

Exception typeCondition

IOException

A device such as a disk drive is not ready.

FileSystemInfo.Refresh takes a snapshot of the file from the current file system. Refresh cannot correct the underlying file system even if the file system returns incorrect or outdated information. This can happen on platforms such as Windows 98.

Calls must be made to Refresh before attempting to get the attribute information, or the information will be outdated.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0

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