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do FileSystemObject's methods require an absolute path?

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I'm using FileSystemObject (instance is fso) in VBScript in an ASP page.

I've been using relative paths for some of the fso methods, e.g.

fso.FileExists("..\dir\file.txt")
same with fso.DeleteFile etc.

which doesn't seem to be working, nor when I specify a file in the same dir, like so

fso.FileExists("dummy.txt")

However when I supply a full path, the functions work

I've looked on MSDN at the documentation for FileSystemObject and there is NO INFORMATION about needing to use the absolute path.

Is this the case, or am I going mad ?
Or maybe I've missed the reference somehow, and if someone could point me at it, be most grateful.

cheers!
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