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Launch the control panel applet for a web cam using Windows Media Encoder

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How do I launch the control pannel applet for a webcam using the windows media encoder 9? Is there an API? Any help would be appriciated.
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If you know the .cpl filename you can use Shell:

Private Sub Command1_Click()
Shell "Control.exe appwiz.cpl", 1 ' will open add remove programs
End Sub

If you don't know the name,you can probably do a find on your c: drive for *.cpl,then it should be easy to figure out which one it is from the filename.
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I found the right applet to get the cammeras and scanners to come up. I appologize but this is not what I need after all. vinnyd79, I will split points with you if when this question is answered as your answer is correct, just not what I needed.

I need the form that comes up when you click configure in Windows Encoder 9.
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My problem was never solved, but my question was answered. sorry for the delay.
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