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How to retrieve a .jpg file from a SQL database and save it to a file locally

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I need to retrieve a .jpg file from a SQL database and save it to a file locally  How do I do it using VB.Net?
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arif_eqbal earned 2000 total points
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try this...

        Dim cn As New SQLConnection(ConStr) 'Your Connection
        Dim Cmd As New SQLCommand("SELECT ID,MyImage FROM MyTable", cn) 'Change Table and field names

        Dim DA As New SQLDataAdapter(Cmd)
        Dim DT As New DataTable("MyTable")

        Try
            cn.Open()
            DA.Fill(DT)
        Catch ex As Exception
            MsgBox(ex.Message)
        End Try

        Dim i As Integer = DT.Rows.Count
        If i > 0 Then
            Dim BTImage() As Byte = DT.Rows(0)("MyImage")
            Dim MSImage As New MemoryStream(BTImage)
           Image.FromStream(MSImage).Save("C:\YOUR PATH", Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Jpeg)
'Give Path and Format
        End If
        cn.Close()



I had this code running for Oledb I just changed the OleDB to SQL, hopefully it should work....
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by:RMAHelpDesk
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It worked!
I did have to add       Imports System.IO
Thanks!
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