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#55: How can I get the serial number of a disk?

If you need retrieve the serial number of a disk, you can call the GetVolumeInformation function from Windows API. View example:

var
  VolumeSerialNumber: DWORD;
  MaximumComponentLength: DWORD;
  FileSystemFlags: DWORD;
  SerialNumber: string;
begin
  GetVolumeInformation('C:\',
                       nil,
                       0,
                       @VolumeSerialNumber,
                       MaximumComponentLength,
                       FileSystemFlags,
                       nil,
                       0);
  SerialNumber := IntToHex(HiWord(VolumeSerialNumber), 4) +
                  '-' +
                  IntToHex(LoWord(VolumeSerialNumber), 4);
end;


Published: December 28, 1999

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