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troubleshooting Question

How do I set file permissions to access all files on my local computer?

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KarlTheHopelessFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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The program below fails because, it seems, that I do not have the correct permissions to access the files on my local computer - and the FileOpen method requires that I have the appropriate permissions.


Dim tem As String = ""
        tempno = FreeFile()
        FileOpen(tempno, "c:\myvbastext\listoffilesandpaths.txt", OpenMode.Input)
        i% = 0
        While Not EOF(tempno)
            i% = i% + 1
            Input(tempno, tem)

                   End While


The error message is "Late bound calls to file system methods in the Visual Basic runtime are not permitted." and the error is described as a "SecurityException was unhandled."

Can someone please tell me exactly how to set the file permissions correctly so that I can access the file mentioned above - as well as all other files on my computer.

Thank you.
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