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why doesn't GetDriveType(DrivetypeCode) work?

katzwhite
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I get a '1' back as the DrivetypeCode regardless of whether its running on a local or networked computer.

Any suggestions how to use this or suggest new code to determine if the db is on a networed or local computer.

Thanks

Elton

'Check if this is a network drive
'Return  codes
'#####################
'The following codes are listed for reference
'  DRIVE_UNKNOWN = 0
'  DRIVE_ABSENT = 1
'  DRIVE_REMOVABLE = 2
'  DRIVE_FIXED = 3
'  DRIVE_REMOTE = 4
'  PDRIVE_CDROM = 5
'  DRIVE_RAMDISK = 6
'#####################
MsgBox GetDriveType(DrivetypeCode)
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capricorn1 & heer2351,

You've both helped me understand the code (I'm not a very good VBA programmer).  I didn't understand I had to include the drive letter of the drive I needed checked, makes sense now.

I'm going to split the points.

Thanks for the help.

Elton
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