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Finding physical and logical drives on a PC

Posted on 2009-04-11
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I need to be able to find what drives, physical and logical are on a PC. I don't need to get drives mapped on othe rmachines.

I have searched EE and found 1000s of answers, some dating back to 1997, but cannot find anything specific to my needs. Many of the answers I have found relate to C++, VBScript, C# etc but no VB.Net type answers.

Can someone please point me in the right direction?

Many thanks
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Is this what you want ?
        Try
            For Each d As IO.DriveInfo In IO.DriveInfo.GetDrives()
                Debug.WriteLine(String.Format("Drive: {0}, Type:{1}", d.Name, d.DriveType))
            Next
        Catch ex As Exception
            ' erro message
        End Try

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Exactly what I want. Thank you
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