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DriveInfo Constructor (String)

 

Provides access to information on the specified drive.

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

public DriveInfo(
	string driveName
)

Parameters

driveName
Type: System.String

A valid drive path or drive letter. This can be either uppercase or lowercase, 'a' to 'z'. A null value is not valid.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

The drive letter cannot be null.

ArgumentException

The first letter of driveName is not an uppercase or lowercase letter from 'a' to 'z'.

-or-

driveName does not refer to a valid drive.

Use this class to obtain information on drives. The drive name must be either an uppercase or lowercase letter from 'a' to 'z'. You cannot use this method to obtain information on drive names that are null or use UNC (\\server\share) paths.

FileIOPermission

for accessing directory information. The class constructor requires this permission. Associated enumeration: FileIOPermissionAccess.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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