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How Do You Map Network Drives in VB?

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How do you map and disconnect network drives in VB?

The following code doesn't seem to work:

#If Win32 Then
     Declare Function WNetConnectionDialog Lib "mpr.dll" (ByVal hWnd As Long, ByVal dwType As Long) As Long
     Declare Function WNetDisconnectDialog Lib "mpr.dll" (ByVal hWnd As Long, ByVal dwType As Long) As Long
#End If
 
Private Sub netdrivebutton_Click(Index As Integer)
     Dim i As Long
     Select Case Index
     Case 0  'Map To is Selected
         #If Win32 Then
             i = WNetConnectionDialog(Me.hWnd, RESOURCETYPE_DISK)
             If i <> 0 And i <> -1 And i <> 1223 Then
                 MsgBox "Error: " & i, 48, 1
             End If
         #End If
     Case 1  'Disconnect is Selected
         #If Win32 Then
             i = WNetDisconnectDialog(Me.hWnd, RESOURCETYPE_DISK)
         #End If
     End Select
End Sub
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Question by:darren100
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Sub MapDrive(Drv as string, Tgt as string)
shell ("NET USE " & drv & " " & tgt,0
End sub

Sub UnMap(Drv as string)
shell ("NET USE " & drv & " /delete"),0
end sub

These subs use the dos program NET that comes with w95/98.
it isnt very technical but it gets the job done
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by:waty
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I have given you complete VB code in the following question :

http://www.experts-exchange.com/topics/comp/lang/visualbasic/Q.10073988

It uses API, no shell to extern app and works very well.
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by:KEWL
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although i want the points, waty's API would be a better choice
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