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how do you threed in vb.net

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i have a program im trying to read the files off a drive and display them on a dataset(with saving them to a database too)

so id like to have it do this in a threed to speed it up some.
is there ** would like to see code examples ** or a good tutorial around explaining threeding

if more info is needed please ask

thank you  in advance for any help you may provide
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i found this link that uses threading to search for a file in a directory.
http://blogs.msdn.com/dougturn/archive/2004/01/30/65271.aspx

if you are using .net 2 maybe BackgroundWorker instead of System.Threading is better (handles the threading safely automatically)

hope it helps you

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Not trying to steal anyones points here... but this is a very usefuly MSI containing 101 example applications written by Microsoft. It explains multi-threading, sockets, async calls etc...

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=08e3d5f8-033d-420b-a3b1-3074505c03f3&displaylang=en
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Thank you for the replies
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*smile* gota love the tab key and a cat hitting enter


where can i get info on BackgroundWorker this seams to be more of what im looking for

Again thanks for the replies so far
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the MSDN documentation has very extensive examples on how to use this new class
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.componentmodel.backgroundworker.aspx

or
you could try these links maybe for other examples:
http://www.codeguru.com/columns/vb/article.php/c10755/
http://www.itwriting.com/pcw/index.html

its not really that hard, the new framework makes it all very simple. hope that helps a bit

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thank you very much
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thanks for the grade

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