Get disk drives letters and types on Windows system
Updated 17 Jun 2016

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You need to list all disk drives on a machine ?
You want to know if a specific disk is removable or fixed ?
You need the letter for the CD-ROM drive ?
getDrives returns these informations on Windows system.

% Exemple:
% >> [drives, types] = getDrives
% drives =
% 'C:\' 'D:\' 'E:\'
% types =
% 'Fixed media' 'Fixed media' 'CD-ROM drive'

MEX files must be compiled first (getDriveType.c and getLogicalDrivesStrings.c)

Cite As

Jerome Briot (2024). getDrives (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2015b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux
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