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Open text file using credentials

Posted on 2008-06-26
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Hi All,

We have a PC with very little access to the network due to high volumes of different people using it. i am writing a simple app to edit a text file, but due to the restrictions on the machine i need to pass alternate credentials to the file to open it for editing.

I can easily open a file using vb but i need the syntax for passing the credentials.

Here is a snippet of my code:

Set objTextFile = objFSO.OpenTextFile(strDir & strFilename & ".csv", 8, True)

Can any one help?
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2000/XP have a "Run As" option when right-clicking an executable which allows you to specify alternate credentials. You can use this option instead of reinventing the wheel.

"How to enable and use the 'Run As' command when running programs in Windows"
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/294676
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