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Old February 27th, 2007, 06:09 PM
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Hello I was wondering how I could specify a oath to a directory on a local server in our network. I have been doing this

DirectoryInfo di = new DirectoryInfo("\\NEtwork\\Server\\Directory");

 
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Oh I think I figured out the problem, I needed an '@' character before the first quotation ie

DirectoryInfo di = new DirectoryInfo(@"\\NEtwork\\Server\\Directory");


 
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Yes that will work, but the problem in your original post is that to access a UNC path from windows you need to literally type:

\\network\server\directory
the way that your string equates in your OP is:
\network\server\directory
what you should of done was:
\\\\network\\server\\directory\
I think you will find that that way works rather nicely. =]

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