DriveInfo class in .NET Framework is very useful class you can use to get information about the system drives. It has many properties and methods to query drive information such as drive type, drive format, total size or total free space. In the following Tutorial I will show you how to use this class in VB.NET Windows Application.
Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
Dim drives As DriveInfo() = DriveInfo.GetDrives()
For Each drive As DriveInfo In drives
Private Sub button1_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
Dim driveName As String = comboBox1.SelectedItem.ToString()
Dim drive As New DriveInfo(driveName)
label2.Text = "Drive Name: " + drive.Name
label3.Text = "Volume Label: " + drive.VolumeLabel
label4.Text = "Drive Type: " + drive.DriveType.ToString()
label5.Text = "Drive Format: " + drive.DriveFormat
label6.Text = "Total Size: " + (drive.TotalSize / 1024 / 1024 / 1024) + " GB"
label7.Text = "Free Disk Space: " + (drive.TotalFreeSpace / 1024 / 1024 / 1024) + " GB"
label8.Text = "Drive Ready: " + drive.IsReady.ToString()