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Converting the FileSystemObject's DriveType Property


Windows PowerShell


Definition: Returns the drive type.

DriveType


In VBScript, the DriveType returns an integer representing the type of drive (i.e., 1 represents a removable drive, 2 represents a fixed drive). In PowerShell you don’t need to worry about converting the integer to something readable. By using the .NET Framework, the DriveType property of the DriveInfo class will return a string containing the drive type.


$d = New-Object -typename System.IO.DriveInfo -argumentlist "C:"
$d.DriveType


Here’s the output from this code:


Fixed


See conversions of other FileSystemObject methods and properties.
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