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VBscript editing, my script bombs out when going to a folder it doesnt have rights to.  need to be able to skip it

Posted on 2008-10-10
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i have a code below.   it goes through all the folders but when it gets to the folder it doesnt have rights to, it gets killed.   i want it to be skip that folder it doesnt have right to and move to the next folders....
Set objShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
strProfile = objShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%USERPROFILE%")
strFolder = strProfile & "Cookies"
intDaysOld = 60
dteDate = DateAdd("d", intDaysOld, Now)
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
For Each objFile In objFSO.GetFolder(strFolder).Files
	If objFile.DateLastModified < dteDate Then
		On Error Resume Next
		objFSO.DeleteFile objFile.Path, True
		Err.Clear
		On Error GoTo 0
	End If
Next

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Try just adding an "on error resume next" to the top of the script. When it crashes on a particular folder, it will just move onto the next one without erroring.

-tigermatt
on error resume next
Set objShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
strProfile = objShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%USERPROFILE%")
strFolder = strProfile & "Cookies"
intDaysOld = 60
dteDate = DateAdd("d", intDaysOld, Now)
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
For Each objFile In objFSO.GetFolder(strFolder).Files
        If objFile.DateLastModified < dteDate Then
                On Error Resume Next
                objFSO.DeleteFile objFile.Path, True
                Err.Clear
                On Error GoTo 0
        End If
Next

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by:cahillj
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thank you!
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