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Checking disk in drive A:

Posted on 1998-07-29
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I would like a VB code for the following pseudo code
 
 if no disk in drive A them
   msgBox ..
 end if

 if disk has problem(like unformated or damaged) then
    msgBox ..
 end if
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Question by:g6yassin
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anthonyc earned 20 total points
ID: 1467086
try this:

on local error resume next
dim bAgain as boolean

do
  filecopy "c:\winnt\notepad.exe", "a:\notepad.exe"
  select case err
  case 71
     msgbox "Place a disk in drive A and try again"
     bAgain = true
  case 0
     bAgain = false
  case else
     msgbox error$
     bAgain = true
  end select
  err = 0
loop until not bAgain
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by:subhashgarg
ID: 1467087
How about
on error go to handle_err:

chdrive "a"
handle_err:
 if err = 68 then 'device unavailable
    msgbox

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by:anthonyc
ID: 1467088
that'll work too... Filecopy was just an example of the operation he was goign to perform.   I wouldn't use IF though.. Select Case is faster.
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