VB.net / Excell application Manipulation

I am trying to write code that will open two Excel workbooks and paste one file to the "Master" file as a new sheet in VB.net.
Along with this request, I would like some help in trying to find a good resource for the microsoft object model.  What I have found so far is 100 ways to do one thing.  I would like to find something that is streamlined.

The code I have so far is:

            Dim oExcel, wbk, wbk2 As Object
            oExcel = CreateObject("Excel.Application")

            Dim oMain, w2 As Excel.Workbook
            Dim oSheet As Excel.Sheets
            Dim MMrpt As String = Me.Rpt
            Dim MMpath As String = Me.Path

            Dim gCommand As SqlClient.SqlCommand = New SqlClient.SqlCommand(sql, Connection)
            Dim ReportInfo As SqlClient.SqlDataReader = gCommand.ExecuteReader
            While ReportInfo.Read
                Me.Rpt = ReportInfo(0).ToString
                wbk = oExcel.Workbooks.Open(Filename:=MMpath, UpdateLinks:=False, ReadOnly:=False)
                wbk2 = oExcel.Workbooks.Open(Filename:=Me.Path, UpdateLinks:=False, ReadOnly:=False)

This is where the problem is so far:   ****************************


            End While
            Me.Rpt = MMrpt
            Me.Path = MMpath
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tdsullyAuthor Commented:
Is there a way to do this without instantiating excel at all?
Hi tfsully, what is your question exactly, because what you are doing seems to be the correct way
tdsullyAuthor Commented:

Thanks for your feed back


I come up with an error on this line.  What I would like to do is append two excel files together without opening the excel
application.  I would give you the exact error message, but I cannot test the app right now because of our month end reporting.

Hi TDsully, I tested this and this seems to work

Dim oExcel As New Excel.Application
Dim oMain, w2 As Excel.Workbook

        oMain = oExcel.Workbooks.Open(Filename:="c:\t1.xls", UpdateLinks:=False, ReadOnly:=False)
        w2 = oExcel.Workbooks.Open(Filename:="c:\t2.xls", UpdateLinks:=False, ReadOnly:=False)
        oExcel = Nothing

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