Problem Updating TextBox

I am having a problem with setting the value in a TextBox in VB 6.0.  Here is my code where the problem occurs:

        txtStatus.Text = "Saving Spreadsheet as mah_enctr.txt. Please Wait..."
        .ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs "I:\Working_Folder\MAH Encounters\mah_enctr.txt", xlTextPrinter
        .ActiveWorkbook.Close SaveChanges:=False
        .Quit
    End With
   
    txtStatus.SetFocus
--> txtStatus.Text = "Creating MAH Provider and Service Files. Please Wait..."
   
    hProcess = OpenProcess(PROCESS_QUERY_INFORMATION, 1, _
                Shell("S:\Encounter_Data\MAH\MAH.BAT", vbHide))
    Do
        Sleep (2000)
        GetExitCodeProcess hProcess, RetVal
    Loop While RetVal = STILL_ACTIVE

Everything works fine up until the second line that tries to set the value of the TextBox.  The program seems to just totally ignore
this line.  I tried adding the SetFocus line to see if that would fix the problem, but it didn't do anything different.  If I set a breakpoint
and step through this section of code it works fine, but when I run it normally it never Changes the TextBox after the SaveAs.  Has
anyone seen anything like this before, or have any suggestions on what the problem might be?

Thanks,

Brian
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ndbConnect With a Mentor Commented:
txtStatus.Text = "Creating MAH Provider and Service Files. Please Wait..."
Call DoEvents
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Erick37Commented:
Add this line:

txtStatus.Text = "Creating MAH Provider and Service Files. Please Wait..."
txtStatus.Refresh '<-- Updates the textbox
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ndbCommented:
BTW, I would also change the code:

Do
   Sleep (2000)
   GetExitCodeProcess hProcess, RetVal
Loop While RetVal = STILL_ACTIVE

In:

Do
   DoEvents
   Sleep (2000)
   GetExitCodeProcess hProcess, RetVal
Loop While RetVal = STILL_ACTIVE

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