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Detect exactly which file/folder changed when monitoring folder

Hi:

I'm using VB6 and I'm using the FindFirstChangeNotification along with the other ChangeNotification API's and the WaitForSingleObject API to detect when a specified folder's contents have changed.  For example, the program will alert me if someone adds a file, deletes a file, modifies a file in that folder, etc.  I can detect that something changed but I have been unable to figure out exactly what changed.  For example, if someone deletes a file, then I can only detect that the folder in which the file resided has in some way changed.  I'd like to be able to log exactly what was deleted, added, etc.

Looking forward to your responses.

Thank you.
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
Can you move to VB.Net and use the FileSystemWatcher?
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ksmAuthor Commented:
Interesting.  I have it installed onto my machine but haven't had the chance to start using vb.net yet.  Perhaps now's my reason.
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ArkCommented:
Hi
You have to use subclassing technique instead of WaitForSingleObject and convert pointers(pidls) from callback function into display names. See this sample for more info:
http://www.mvps.org/vbnet/code/shell/shchangenotify.htm

Cheers
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