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Parsing my drive folder to find a specific file

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I need to make a function that will find a specific file in drive C.  I need to parse all folders and subfolders to make sure that I didn't miss anything.  Can anybody share the code that will do this with me?  Thanks.

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My drive C has these structure and I need to find sample.c

C:\
Folder1
   SubFolder 1.1
      SubFolder 1.1.1
      SubFolder 1.1.2
      sample.c
Folder 2
   sample.c
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by:agreen
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Whas's your OS ?
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by:TheMadManiac
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look at the functions findfirst and findnext, they will search through a dir, and give you all info about every file, including directories.



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arunm earned 50 total points
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This is fairly easy, open a pipe and execute the command "dir /s c:\sample.c" this will return all files of the type sample.c on a given drive.
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by:rodep
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I am using OS/2.
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