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Open mobile device file from visual basic 6 on desktop

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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I need to do an application who connect to a pda with windows ce5, get a file on \application\down directory on pda and delete that file.

PDA is connected by usb or serial and i can access on windows explorer but i dont know how connect/disconnect to pda on vb and how to check for the file.

Any help.
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Why dont you use Active Sync for this........???


Application must retrieve the pda file, make some data checks to a database and then do some processess before delete the file.  The question es how access to a device: Something like "\\mobile device\files\filex.txt".....
you will have to copy the data when the phone is connected to the PC.

1. Use active sync and set up a rule to copy it to a specifix location.
2. build an application using files to copy and delete the data from the phone.

Once copied u have to use files and manipulate  the data in VB.

I dont know what kind of operations u want to perfrom on the file.??


I will explain again the problem because is not about activesync or a simple sincronization question between pda and pc.

We have one pc and 6 pda. We put a pda on craddle and manually start a visualbasic program (or c, or c# or vb.net but take in consideration is vb6 ) . Then i must select some options in this program (this is done) and push copy and program generates a file with some data who must be copied on \application\xapp\ directory of the mobile device.  Not syncronization, not activesinc, not any other 3rd party program  must be used. I know few methods to do that with those tools, but we must doit coding in visualbasic.  

Complete doing some coding on rapi.dll methods in visual Basic 6.

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