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The GetDriveType function determines whether a disk drive is a removable, fixed, CD-ROM, RAM disk, or network drive.

UINT GetDriveType(

    LPCTSTR lpRootPathName 

// address of root path

   );

Parameters

lpRootPathName
Points to a null-terminated string that specifies the root directory of the disk to return information about. If lpRootPathName is NULL, the function uses the root of the current directory.

Return Values

The return value specifies the type of drive. It can be one of the following values:

Value

Meaning

DRIVE_UNKNOWN

The drive type cannot be determined.

DRIVE_NO_ROOT_DIR

The root directory does not exist.

DRIVE_REMOVABLE

The disk can be removed from the drive.

DRIVE_FIXED

The disk cannot be removed from the drive.

DRIVE_REMOTE

The drive is a remote (network) drive.

DRIVE_CDROM

The drive is a CD-ROM drive.

DRIVE_RAMDISK

The drive is a RAM disk.

See Also

GetDiskFreeSpace 


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