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Posted on 2003-11-10
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1) Path/File access error (Error 75)
     This statement  IPsec_Folder = Dir$(Directory_Box) result in a blank even if the directory exist.

2) Compiled error - User defined typed not defined
    Dim fso As Scripting.FileSystemObject    <-- This is where it complaint


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Private Sub Install_Program_Click(Index As Integer)
  Dim IPsec_Folder As String
  Dim Msg, Style, Title, Response, MyString
 
  Msg = "The directory " & Directory_Box & " do not exist. " & _
        "Do you want to install the program into this directory?"   ' Define message.
  Style = vbYesNo + vbInformation + vbDefaultButton2 ' Define buttons.
  Title = "MsgBox Install IPsec program."            ' Define title.

  IPsec_Folder = Dir$(Directory_Box)
  If IPsec_Folder = "" Then
    Response = MsgBox(Msg, Style, Title)
    If Response = vbYes Then                         ' User chose Yes.
      'MkDir (Directory_Box)
      Call Copy_Files_To_The_Hard_Drive             ' Install the application
    End If
  Else
    'Call Search_If_Files_Exist
    'Call Copy_Files_To_The_Hard_Drive
  End If
End Sub

//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Private Sub Copy_Files_To_The_Hard_Drive()
On Error GoTo ErrorHandler

    Dim File_String As String
    Dim Source_File_Path As String
    Dim Destination_File_Path As String
    Dim fso As Scripting.FileSystemObject
   
   ' Dim fso As Scripting.FileSystemObject
    Set fso = New Scripting.FileSystemObject
   
    Source_File_Path = "A:\ipsec_win2K\*.*"
    Destination_File_Path = "c:\ipsec100"
   
'    MsgBox "Source_File_Path = " & Source_File_Path
'    MsgBox "Destination_File_Path = " & Destination_File_Path

    fso.CopyFile Source_File_Path, Destination_File_Path
'    fso.CopyFile "C:\test.txt", "\\freedom\public"
    MsgBox "All mail files have been backup", , "Back up Outlook files"
   
ErrorHandler:

Resume Next
End Sub
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by:Arthur_Wood
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make sure that you have included a Reference (Project/References) to the Microsoft Scripting Runtime library.  That is where the FileSystemObject is defined.

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by:lin100
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Hi Arthur_Wood. I did Reference (Project/References) to the Microsoft Scripting Runtime library. There is no longer a compile error, but nothing was copied. Any idea what happened ?

 IPsec_Folder = Dir$(Directory_Box)

The  IPsec_Folder  always  result in blank.
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Arthur_Wood earned 50 total points
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what is IPsec_Folder ( is it a control or a variable?) and what is the contents of the variable Directory_Box when this code executes?

Put a Break point on the line

 IPsec_Folder = Dir$(Directory_Box)

and examine the variables involved.

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