Refresh Method
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FileSystemInfo.Refresh Method ()


Refreshes the state of the object.

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

public void Refresh()

Exception Condition

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 Refresh cannot correct the underlying file system even if the file system returns incorrect or outdated information.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Calls must be made to Refresh before attempting to get the attribute information, or the information will be outdated.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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