How to

get drives

Published: 13. December 2008 | Updated: 13. December 2008
License: Microsoft Public License (MS-PL)
Categories: File system, Windows » Hardware
Tags: C# File System Hardware Windows
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Snippet example shows how to get drives in the computer (hdd, cd, dvd etc.)

Import namespaces

using System.IO;


DriveInfo[] drives = DriveInfo.GetDrives();
foreach (DriveInfo drive in drives)
    Console.Write("{0} {1}", drive.Name, drive.DriveType);
    if (drive.IsReady)
        Console.Write(" {0} {1}/{2}", drive.VolumeLabel, drive.TotalFreeSpace, drive.TotalSize);
Console Output:
A:\ Removable
C:\ Fixed  96172195840/107364544512
D:\ CDRom BRMEFPP_EN 0/596588544
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