GetShortPathName API said, "No Entry Point in kernel32.DLL"

What is wrong with this code?

Private Declare Function GetShortPathName Lib "kernel32" _
(ByVal lpszLongPath As String, _
ByVal lpszShortPath As String, _
ByVal cchBuffer As Long) As Long

Private Sub Form_Load()
Dim strShort As String
Dim nLenShort As Long
nLenShort = 0

    strShort = Space(255)
    ' strShort = String(255," ")

    GetShortPathName "C:\Program Files", strShort, nLenShort
End Sub


This I get an error saying, "No Entry Point in the kernel32.dll".  

I'm running Win95 with IE4.01 and VB5 Enterprise..
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yowkeeCommented:
  Kernel32.dll contains function GetShortPathNameA (ANSI) and GetShortPathNameW (Unicode), instead of GetShortPathName. Thus, you should declare the function as:

Private Declare Function GetShortPathName Lib "kernel32" _
Alias "GetShortPathNameA" _
(ByVal lpszLongPath As String, _
ByVal lpszShortPath As String, _
ByVal cchBuffer As Long) As Long

'Then,

Private Sub Form_Load()
   
    Dim lRtn As Long
    Dim sShort As String * 256
   
    lRtn = GetShortPathName("C:\Program Files\", sShort, 256)
    MsgBox sShort
End Sub

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ChizlAuthor Commented:
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