monitor folder  for new or modified files w/ c#

Posted on 2009-05-01
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
how is thte best way to have a program monitor a set of folders for new or modified files and then perform some action when that occurs?  is there a method that will be compatible on both xp and vista?
Question by:wrynn
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    The most effective thing to do is use a FileSystemWatcher object. You should be able to drop one onto your form from the toolbox. It's part of the System.IO assembly.

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