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Old September 23rd, 2006, 09:17 PM
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Default My.Computer.Filesystem run-time 424 error

hi, can anyone help .

I have just installed vb 6 as part of visual studio.

I have not done any programming in years and am trying to create a simple application.

I am failing at the first hurdle it seems.

I have created a new form and button. here is the code for the button.

My.Computer.FileSystem.CreateDirectory _
("C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\NewDirectory")

I have also tried


I am getting run-time error 424 object

Am I missing something?

Old September 25th, 2006, 08:37 AM
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hi there...

try some code in VB 6.. that's code look like VB.NET ;)

for that try the filesystemobject (inside the microsoft scripting runtime)..


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Look in help for ChDir, ChDrive, CurDir and CurDrive, and you should find "See Also"s that will give you a lot of direction.

In VB 6, any method that has parens returns something, whereas a method that does not return something should have no parens around the argument list.

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