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How to check if user entered the right drive

Posted on 2006-03-27
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Last Modified: 2010-04-01

Hi Experts,

I have asked the question previously in

However, I am looking for something simple to check if the drive is there and writable.  What I need to do is to copy few files to a user supplied floppy or USB or any mapped drives.  I need to check quickly if the drive is valid before trying to copy the files.

What is the better way to do this.
Question by:thanesh
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jkr earned 800 total points
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The easiest way would be to call 'GetDiskFreeSpace()' - if that reports 'no space', the drive is probably readonly. If the function failes, the drive isn't there.

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