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Remove duplicate lines from text file using vbscript?

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Remove Duplicate Lines From Text File.

How can i remove duplicate lines from text file?
The format of the file is as follows

flipper.berkeley.edu
flipper.berkeley.edu
ftp.aao.gov.au
ftp.deet.gov.au
ftp.deet.gov.au
ftp.deetya.gov.au
ftp.deetya.gov.au
ftp.ece.jcu.edu.au
ftp.eng.jcu.edu.au
ftp.hq.nasa.gov

I am using VBS Script
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Hi guys, hi Sir Bounty.
Sir Bounty, Im trying to following what you have done. Is it possible to clarify for me the following?

1) You create a dictionary object
2) You then read into the dictionary each line of the text file
What im not getting is, are you writing in every duplicate line into the dictionary object?

Any help clarifying much appreciated mate.
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Well Simon - this is quite old! :^)
But reading over the code above, it will error with duplicates - a dictionary won't allow duplicate indexes - which is why the 'on error' line (so any duplicates will simply be skipped).
Hi Sirbounty,
As usual, you're everywhere and always in a good way.
Thanks for clearing that up.
Take care :>)

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