OpenTextFile & Error 424


On some clients when i execute this code

Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
SFolder = fso.GetSpecialFolder(1)
Set MyFile = fso.OpenTextFile(SFolder & "\drivers\etc\hosts", 8)

i get Error 424 there.

The path file exists and user permissions seem to be ok (anyway it should return an error 70)

Any idea ?

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I still think that you have a user permission problem, Check to make sure that the user has rights to read write and modify.

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Shiju SasidharanAssoc Project ManagerCommented:

"hosts" is ur file name ?

anywat try this

' Include the reference
'                Microsoft Scripting Runtime
Dim fso As New FileSystemObject
Dim MyFile As TextStream
Dim SFolder  as Folder
SFolder = fso.GetSpecialFolder(1)
Set MyFile = fso.OpenTextFile(SFolder & "\drivers\etc\hosts.txt", 8)



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