Need API function for Local system folder details

Hi Experts
Is there any API function which will show dialog box which contains
only the local drive only, not even mapped drive ?
I tried with SHBrowseForFolder but then it is allowing me to select
the mapped drive.
Awiting for your reply
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MadmarlinConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Try the fso (File System Object) in VB.
Its amazing and I beleive will give you what you want, along with tons of cool functions that allows you to quickly retreive such information.

Cant actually remember what its referenced as but shouldn;t be too hard to find out.
The fso is basically a wrapper for loads of different API calls relating to your system structure and files..

Try the FolderTreeView control (its freeware, i guess) developed by CCRP ( That control has the same behavior.

This is a bit of a work around but will restrict selection to your local machine.

Before the call to SHBrowseForFolder
Store the current valid folder in a variable.
After your call to SHBrowseForFolder
Check that the folder is a local folder with the following:

If GetDriveType(strFolderName) <> 2 then
    'Call SHBrowseForFolder again or popup a message box
End If

The code to check the drive type is:

Public Function GetDriveType(strFolderName as String) as Integer

    Dim fs,drive
    On Error Resume Next
    Set fs = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    Set drive = fs.GetDrive(fs.GetDriveName(strFolderName))
    GetDriveType = drive.DriveType
    Set drive = Nothing
    Set fs = Nothing

End Function

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