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Scripting.FileSystemObject enable/disable

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I believe that anti-virus programs and in other ways also you can disable the Scripting.FilySystemObject on a PC. I have a few computers with different OS such as XP Home, Win98 and a XP Pro that a program I have that uses the Microsoft Scripting Runtime reference and the FileSystemObject where the FSO does not work I think is the problem. How is it possible to tell if the FSO on your PC is disabled and if so how do you re-enable it if you wish. I know about the security issues with enabling the FSO etc. I just want to experience with some things while I am programming this application.

For reference the program I am making is a small customer tracking front end for a MS Access 2000 database. The settings for the program are saved in a .ini file and I use the FSO to read and write to the .ini file. If anyone could give me some really good references for reading and writing to .ini files with API function calls that would be great.

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