troubleshooting Question

Get computer name from file path

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Hi, hope somebody can help me...

If I only know the path of a file

(for example: "Z:\somefolder\somefile.txt" (being Z: a mapped drive), "C:\somefolder\somesubfolder\somefile.txt" (being C the local hard drive) or "\\server\sharedfolder\file.txt" (being server the name of another computer in the network))

and that path is valid (I mean, the file exists and can be opened/accessed)

how can I programatically get the name of the computer where that file is?

Please post your solution code in plain C (only Win32 API please), VB6 or VB.NET.

Thank you

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