Problem with " Shell "

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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
KingSencatAsked:
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
Hi KingSencat,

What do you want to do?

Cheers!
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Mike TomlinsonMiddle School Assistant TeacherCommented:
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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