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I'm moving some programs from Win95 to NT. One problem I am having is that the contents of a FileListBox (source is a directory on another machine) are not showing up in NT - they do show up on the old 95 version. I've tried substituting other directories and they show up, as long as its a short directory name. This makes no sense to me. My path for the FileListBox is like ThePath="\\machineB\c\ArchiveFiles\"
Any ideas?
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RickH
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See the following microsoft KB articles:

   PRB: FileListBox Control May Not List File Names Properly
   http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q196/0/28.ASP?LNG=ENG&SA=MSDN&FR=0


   PRB: Problems Using Intrinsic File System Controls
   http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q196/1/41.ASP?LNG=ENG&SA=MSDN&FR=0


   BUG: FileListBox Display Inconsistent Between Win95 and NT 4
   http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q184/2/47.ASP?LNG=ENG&SA=MSDN&FR=0



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It's a buggy control

"PRB: Problems Using Intrinsic File System Controls"
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q196/1/41.ASP

"PRB: FileListBox Control May Not List File Names Properly"
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q196/0/28.ASP

"BUG: FileListBox Display Inconsistent Between Win95 and NT 4"
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q184/2/47.ASP
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Workaround: Use a ListBox to display the files in the directory.

"HOWTO: Search Directories to Find or List Files"
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q185/4/76.ASP
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Erick, <LOL> Great minds huh?
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Great surfers perhaps... :-)
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Thanks for the points! Glad I could help!


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