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c# List user drives for Citrix XenApp program

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I have an application which should have a dialog with only the user drives. When I use the normal windows fileopen dialog I also see the local drives on the server.. But the customer should only see his own drives.. I tried to make an own dialog but I don't know how to list the user drives. With the following code I can see only local drives and network drives.


// Store the list of drives into an array of string
            string[] DriveList = Environment.GetLogicalDrives();
            // Loop through the array
            for (int i = 0; i < DriveList.Length; i++)
            {
                // Show each drive
                MessageBox.Show(DriveList[i]);
            }

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Have a look at DriveInfo.GetDrives(); - that might be more what you want because you can then see what the type of drive is (Fixed, Network....)
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by:socom1985
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Hey thx but same thing happends :( . I found out that I can connect to the drives via \\client\c$

To find out which letters are in use i check if a file exists.. but this is not as fast as I want. so any further ideas are much appriciated.
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>>Hey thx but same thing happends

Your original method returns an array of strings.  The alternative I suggested will return an array of DriveInfo objects.  You can then loop through the array and test what sort of drive it is, eg. Fixed, Network... and filter out the types of drives you require.

Or do you mean both miss drives you require to be shown ?
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yes both miss the drives..
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I'd misunderstood what was not working.  No other ideas.
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I still slow but it's the best way i guess.
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