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Drive Object
DriveObject.DriveLetter
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DriveObject.DriveType
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DriveObject.FileSystem
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Drive Object

One key function of FileSystemObject Component is the manipulation of drives of the file system.

DriveObject.DriveLetter

DriveObject.DriveLetter property is a property to get and return the drive letter of a physical local drive or a network share referred to the specified Drive object instance.

Syntax:

DriveObjectName.DriveLetter

 Or in VBScript. Imply

drivelettername =DriveObjectName.DriveLetter

 Or in JScript. Imply

drivelettername =DriveObjectName.DriveLetter

Parameters:

drivelettername

The parameter "drivelettername" is the name assigned to the string returned by the DriveLetter property referred to the specified Drive object.

DriveObjectName

The parameter "DriveObjectName" is used to specify the name of the instance of the Drive Object related to.

Returns:

string

The return value of the DriveLetter property is the drive letter of a physical local drive or a network share referred to the specified Drive object instance. The DriveLetter property returns a zero-length string ("") if the specified drive is not associated with a drive letter, for example, a network share that has not been mapped to a drive letter.

Remarks:

DriveObjectName refers to a Drive Object.

Examples:

  • Example of using the DriveLetter property to to get and return the drive letter of the specified drive.

    ASP VBScript command:

    <script runat="server" language="VBScript">
    Dim fso, DriveObjectName, drivelettername
    Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    Set DriveObjectName = fso.GetDrive("d")
    drivelettername = DriveObjectName.DriveLetter
    Response.Write drivelettername & "<br />"
    </script>

    HTML web page ouput:

    D

  • Example of using the DriveLetter property to to get and return the drive letter of the specified drive.

    ASP JScript command:

    <script runat="server" language="JScript">
    var fso, DriveObjectName, drivelettername;
    fso = new ActiveXObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject");
    DriveObjectName = fso.GetDrive("d")
    drivelettername = DriveObjectName.DriveLetter  
    Response.Write (drivelettername+ "<br />");
    </script>

    HTML web page ouput:

    D

DriveObject.DriveType

DriveObject.DriveType property is a property to get and return a value to indicate the type of the specified drive or network share referred the specified Drive object instance.

Syntax:

DriveObjectName.DriveType

 Or in VBScript. Imply

drivetypevalue =DriveObjectName.DriveType

 Or in JScript. Imply

drivetypevalue =DriveObjectName.DriveType

Parameters:

drivetypevalue

The parameter "drivetypevalue" is the name assigned to the value returned by the DriveType property referred to the specified Drive object.

DriveObjectName

The parameter "DriveObjectName" is used to specify the name of the instance of the Drive Object related to.

Returns:

 value

The return value of the DriveType property is the value indicating the type of the specified Drive. The possible types of drive are:

Return Value Drive Type
0 Unknown
1 Removable
2 Fixed
3 Network
4 CD-ROM
5 RAM Disk

Remarks:

DriveObjectName refers to a Drive Object.

Examples:

  • Example of using the DriveType property to to get and return the value indicating the drive type of the specified drive.

    ASP VBScript command:

    <script runat="server" language="VBScript">
    Dim fso, DriveObjectName, drivetypevalue
    Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    Set DriveObjectName = fso.GetDrive("d")
    drivetypevalue = DriveObjectName.DriveType
    Response.Write drivetypevalue & "<br />"
    </script>

    HTML web page ouput:

    2

  • Example of using the DriveType property to to get and return the value indicating the drive type of the specified drive.

    ASP JScript command:

    <script runat="server" language="JScript">
    var fso, DriveObjectName, drivetypevalue;
    fso = new ActiveXObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject");
    DriveObjectName = fso.GetDrive("d")
    drivetypevalue = DriveObjectName.DriveType 
    Response.Write (drivetypevalue+ "<br />");
    </script>

    HTML web page ouput:

    2

DriveObject.FileSystem

DriveObject.FileSystem property is a property to get and return the type of file system in use for the specified drive or network share of the specified Drive object instance.

Syntax:

DriveObjectName.FileSystem

 Or in VBScript. Imply

drivefilesystem =DriveObjectName.FileSystem

 Or in JScript. Imply

drivefilesystem =DriveObjectName.FileSystem

Parameters:

drivefilesystem

The parameter "drivetotalsize" is the name assigned to the value returned by the FileSystem property referred to the specified Drive object.

DriveObjectName

The parameter "DriveObjectName" is used to specify the name of the instance of the Drive Object related to.

Returns:

 string

The return value of the FileSystem property is the file system string of the specified Drive available. The possible values are FAT, NTFS, and CDFS.

Remarks:

DriveObjectName refers to a Drive Object.

Examples:

  • Example of using the FileSystem property to get and return the type of file system in use for the specified drive.

    ASP VBScript command:

    <script runat="server" language="VBScript">
    Dim fso, DriveObjectName, drivefilesystem
    Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    Set DriveObjectName = fso.GetDrive("d")
    drivefilesystem = DriveObjectName.FileSystem
    Response.Write drivefilesystem & "<br />"
    </script>

    HTML web page ouput:

    NTFS

  • Example of using the FileSystem property to get and return the type of file system in use for the specified drive.

    ASP JScript command::

    <script runat="server" language="JScript">
    var fso, DriveObjectName, drivefilesystem;
    fso = new ActiveXObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject");
    DriveObjectName = fso.GetDrive("d")
    drivefilesystem = DriveObjectName.FileSystem 
    Response.Write (drivefilesystem+ "<br />");
    </script>;

    HTML web page ouput:

    NTFS


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