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ASP GetSpecialFolder Method

  • Last Updated : 03 Mar, 2021

 The ASP GetSpecialFolder Method is used to return a reference to a specified special Folder. 

Syntax:

FileSystemObject.GetSpecialFolder(foldername) 

Parameter Values 

FolderName: Required attribute. It specifies the name of the special folder to be returned. It contains a numeric value between 0 and 2 which represents three different types of folders as shown below. 

  • 0=WindowsFolder- Contains files installed by the Windows operating system
  • 1=SystemFolder- Contains libraries, fonts, and device drivers.
  • 2=TemporaryFolder- Used to store temporary files.

Example: Below code demonstrates the ASP GetSpecialFolder Method.  

ASP




<%
dim fs,p
set fs=Server.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
set p=fs.GetSpecialFolder(1)
Response.Write(p)
set p=nothing
set fs=nothing
%>

Output:

C:\WINNT\system32
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