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Is there a way or a control that will allow me to specify a directory and have it list all the contents of that directory?  I'm essentially looking for that exact same thing you would see using Windows Explorer only I want that as a window in my form.  I would like to have the app icons, the date modified, size, etc, etc.

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Mike


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This is a demo of a C# project that you can convert to VB.NET.
http://windowsclient.net/downloads/folders/applications/entry1337.aspx 
You can use this tool for the conversion http://www.developerfusion.com/tools/convert/csharp-to-vb/
 
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Another one...it will show you how to do most everything you ever wanted to know about how to make a "windows explorer" type interface.  It is heavily commented and pretty easy to understand.
http://www.planet-source-code.com/vb/scripts/ShowCode.asp?txtCodeId=2224&lngWId=10
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