Scripting Runtime Library  

GetDriveName Method

Returns a string containing the name of the drive for a specified path.



Required. Always the name of a FileSystemObject.
Required. The path specification for the component whose drive name is to be returned.


The GetDriveName method returns a zero-length string ("") if the drive can't be determined.

Note   The GetDriveName method works only on the provided path string. It does not attempt to resolve the path, nor does it check for the existence of the specified path.

The following example illustrates the use of the GetDriveName method.

function GetDriveLetter(path)
   var fso, s ="";
   fso = new ActiveXObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject");
   s += fso.GetDrive(fso.GetDriveName(fso.GetAbsolutePathName(path)));
Function GetAName(DriveSpec)
   Dim fso
   Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
   GetAName = fso.GetDriveName(Drivespec)
End Function

See Also

GetAbsolutePathName Method | GetBaseName Method | GetDrive Method | GetExtensionName Method | GetFile Method | GetFileName Method | GetFileVersion Method | GetFolder Method | GetParentFolderName Method | GetSpecialFolder Method | GetTempName Method
Applies To: FileSystemObject Object