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Old June 1st, 2005, 04:53 PM
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Default How to find if drive is a mapped drive

If a user browses to a file in my app, and I get back something like "F:\Docs\SpringQtr\The.doc", how can I find whether the F: drive is a hard disk from a machine that has many, a CD, or a mapped drive?

And—more importantly—how can I find what the UNC is for that particular mapped drive?
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use the Drive object (from FileSystemObject.GetDrive)

property DriveType tells what sort of drive it is (see the DriveTypeConst in the VB Object Browser)
and ShareName property gives UNC path


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