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Problem with " Shell "

Posted on 2006-04-23
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Last Modified: 2010-08-05
Hello everybody!...

Private Sub Label10_Click()
Shell "C:\Windows\HackingDigitalCrew\Security\FindNot.pbk", vbNormalFocus
End Sub

How can i fix this problem ? it is not working ... because its .pbk file i think .. please help me to resolve
Question by:KingSencat
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Expert Comment

by:Éric Moreau
ID: 16520415
Hi KingSencat,

What do you want to do?

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Mike Tomlinson earned 2000 total points
ID: 16520427
Use the ShellExecute() API instead of Shell():

Option Explicit

Private Declare Function ShellExecute Lib "shell32.dll" Alias "ShellExecuteA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal lpOperation As String, ByVal lpFile As String, ByVal lpParameters As String, ByVal lpDirectory As String, ByVal nShowCmd As Long) As Long

Private Const SW_HIDEWINDOW = &H80
Private Const SW_SHOWNORMAL As Long = 1

Private Sub Label10_Click()
    ShellExecute Me.hwnd, "Open", "C:\Windows\HackingDigitalCrew\Security\FindNot.pbk", 0&, 0&, SW_SHOWNORMAL
End Sub
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Expert Comment

by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 16520428

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