Check If Directory Exists In C#

The System.IO.Directory class in the .NET Framework class library provides static methods for creating, copying, moving, and deleting directories and subdirectories. Before you can use the Directory class, you must import the System.IO namespace. 
using System.IO;
Check if a directory Exists 
The Directory.Exists method checks if the specified directory exists on the give computer or not. The Exists method takes a full path of the directory including the drive and returns true if the directory exists, else returns false. The following code snippet checks if a directory exists or not. The below code checks if a directory exists and deletes it if the directory exists. 
  1. string root = @"C:\Temp";        
  2. // If directory does not exist, don't even try   
  3. if (Directory.Exists(root))  
  4. {  
  5.     Directory.Delete(root);  
  6. }  
Download free book that has details and code examples on everything about Working with Directories in C#

Similar Articles
Founded in 2003, Mindcracker is the authority in custom software development and innovation. We put best practices into action. We deliver solutions based on consumer and industry analysis.