Value cannot be null. Parameter name: stream

Value cannot be null.
Parameter name: stream

I'm not sure how to resolve this.  I have referenced filefs but before this was working fine:

            Dim file As New IO.FileInfo(sIncomingfile)
            Dim filefs As IO.FileStream = Nothing
            Dim reader As New IO.StreamReader(filefs)  <-------- Problem is that it doesn't like Nothing
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There's no constructor that takes a filestream.  Maybe something like this:

Dim file As New IO.FileInfo(sIncomingfile)
Dim reader As IO.StreamReader = file.OpenText()

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dba123Author Commented:
I got it, I must have changed something...

            Dim file As New IO.FileInfo(sIncomingfile)
            Dim filefs As New IO.FileStream(file.FullName, IO.FileMode.Open)
dba123Author Commented:
your version also worked so I'll reward the points.  Thanks!
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