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ASP.net Adding a timestame to File name

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Hello,
I would like to add time stamp to file name in following format.

imagename200907011905.jpg
imagename200907011905.tiff


My problem is that the extension is always different.
How do I separate extension and append time stamp?
I would like to store it in database, so I would like to know the variable name, store procedure as well.

I'm using ASP.NET VB and SQL server 2008 express edition.

Thank you


Dim myfilename As String
        Dim currentTime As String = "0000".Substring(0, 4 - DateTime.Now.Year.ToString().Length) & DateTime.Now.Year.ToString() & "00".Substring(0, 2 - DateTime.Now.Month.ToString().Length) & DateTime.Now.Month.ToString() & "00".Substring(0, 2 - DateTime.Now.Day.ToString().Length) & DateTime.Now.Day.ToString() & "00".Substring(0, 2 - DateTime.Now.Hour.ToString().Length) & DateTime.Now.Hour.ToString() & "00".Substring(0, 2 - DateTime.Now.Minute.ToString().Length) & DateTime.Now.Minute.ToString() & "00".Substring(0, 2 - DateTime.Now.Second.ToString().Length) & DateTime.Now.Second.ToString()
        myfilename = FileField.PostedFile.FileName & currentTime
        Dim c As String = System.IO.Path.GetFileName(myfilename)
        Try
            FileField.PostedFile.SaveAs(Server.MapPath("~/blog/" + c))
            Span1.InnerHtml = "File upload successful."
        Catch ex As Exception
 
        End Try

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yep. either way works, except I like the 24-hour date format (HH) as opposed to the 12 (hh).

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