How to determin if 2 files are exactly the same?

Please show me the code to test weather 2 files are identical. The date/time stamp would be ok I guess.
Please be specific when offering the code sample.
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' #VBIDEUtils#************************************************************
' * Programmer Name  : Waty Thierry
' * Web Site         :
' * E-Mail           :
' * Date             : 14/06/99
' * Time             : 11:53
' **********************************************************************
' * Comments         : Compares the content of two files
' *
' *
' **********************************************************************

Sub CompareFiles(strPath1 As String, strPath2 As String)
   Dim blnSame As Boolean
   Dim lngWhole As Long
   Dim lngPart As Long
   Dim strBuffer1 As String
   Dim strBuffer2 As String
   Dim lngStart As Long
   Dim intCount As Integer
   Open strPath1 For Binary As #1
   Open strPath2 For Binary As #2
   blnSame = True
   If LOF(1) <> LOF(2) Then
      blnSame = False
      lngWhole = LOF(1) 10000 'number of whole 10,000 byte chunks
      lngPart = LOF(1) Mod 10000 'remaining bytes at end of file
      strBuffer1 = String$(10000, 0)
      strBuffer2 = String$(10000, 0)
      lngStart = 1
      For intCount = 1 To lngWhole 'this for-next loop will get 10,000
         Get #1, lngStart, strBuffer1 'byte chunks at a time.
         Get #2, lngStart, strBuffer2
         If strBuffer1 <> strBuffer2 Then
            blnSame = False
            Exit For
         End If
         lngStart = lngStart + 10000
      strBuffer1 = String$(lngPart, 0)
      strBuffer2 = String$(lngPart, 0)
      Get #1, lngStart, strBuffer1 'get the remaining bytes at the end
      Get #2, lngStart, strBuffer2 'get the remaining bytes at the end
      If strBuffer1 <> strBuffer2 Then blnSame = False
   End If
   If blnSame Then
      MsgBox "Files are identical", 64, "Info"
      MsgBox "Files are NOT identical", 16, "Info"
   End If
End Sub


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shurely shome mishtake

lngWhole = LOF(1) \ 10000

wouldn't it be
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