Function Reference


DriveGetFileSystem

Returns File System Type of a drive.

DriveGetFileSystem ( "path" )

Parameters

path Path of drive to receive information from.

Return Value

Success: the File System Type of the drive as a string; see table below.
Failure: sets the @error flag to 1.



Return Value Interpretation
$DT_UNDEFINED (1) (numeric) Drive does NOT contain media (CD, Floppy, Zip) or media is unformatted (RAW).
$DT_FAT ("FAT") Typical file system for drives under ~500 MB such as Floppy, RAM disks, USB "pen" drives, etc.
$DT_FAT32 ("FAT32") Typical file system for Windows 9x/Me hard drives.
$DT_EXFAT ("exFAT") Typical file system for drives with files over 4 GB such as RAM disks, USB "pen" drives, etc.
$DT_NTFS ("NTFS") Typical file system for Windows hard drives.
$DT_UNWFS ("NWFS") Typical file system for Novell Netware file servers.
$DT_CDFS ("CDFS") Typically indicates a CD (or an ISO image mounted as a virtual CD drive).
$DT_UDF ("UDF") Typically indicates a DVD.

Constants are defined in "AutoItConstants.au3".

Remarks

The list of possible return values might be incomplete.

Related

DriveGetDrive, DriveGetLabel, DriveGetSerial, DriveGetType, DriveSetLabel, DriveSpaceFree, DriveSpaceTotal, DriveStatus

Example

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

Local $sFileSystem = DriveGetFileSystem(@HomeDrive & "\") ; Find the file system type of the home drive, generally this is the C:\ drive.
MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "", "File System Type: " & $sFileSystem)