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Setting Permission to Write File from VB2005 application in WIndows Vista

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I am porting VB 2005 application from WIndows XP to WIndows Vista.  The XP version reads and writes files to the program installation directory i.e. C:/Program Files/MyApplic.
This doesnt work in Vista because apparently the program installation folder is automatically write-protected when the application is installed. Is there a way to remove the write protection on the installation folder from within the VB application?


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Thanks for the bad news. But you saved a lot of time messing with it!  
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