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I have a threaded function like this:

Private Function Phone() As String
            Dim req As HttpWebRequest = WebRequest.Create("www.webserver.com/command.txt)
            Dim res As HttpWebResponse = req.GetResponse()
            Dim Stream As Stream = res.GetResponseStream()
            Dim sr As StreamReader = New StreamReader(Stream)
            Dim cmd As String = sr.ReadToEnd
            Select Case Command()
                Case Command.StartsWith(delete")
                    dim a as new filedelete class
                       a.delete
            End Select
            Return 0
        End Function

FileDelete is a class I made to delete a file. But when I call it from another thread, it doesn't work. Any help?
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by:Fernando Soto
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Can you post the filedelete class.
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by:alexey_gusev
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"doesn't work" as in what meaning? samples for success and failure would be very helpful along with the FileDelete class code - even if it's not complete but enough to sketch its main features, so we can suggest what's wrong with it.
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by:Mohamed Abowarda
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It seems you are doing something wrong, try the following code to call the function from another thread:

Call thread.Start() to start the thread.
Change 'functionName' with the function you want to use.
Private thread As New Threading.Thread(AddressOf functionName)

Private Sub functionName()
' TODO: Add your code here...
End Sub

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