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VBScript Check if folder exists

I have a list of UNC Paths that I want to go through to see if each one exists or not so I can filter out the ones that dont exists.

The problem I am having is when I come to a UNC Path that exists (but I do not have access to) the VBScript gives me an Error 76 (Path not found) so objFSO.FolderExists will return a FALSE.

Is there another way to find out if a folder exists or not but can also differenciate between paths that dont exists and paths that exist but I do not have access to?

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Patrick MatthewsCommented:
>>Is there another way to find out if a folder exists or not but can also differenciate between paths
>>that dont exists and paths that exist but I do not have access to?


Not by using the FileSystemObject, I'm afraid :(
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tr57285Author Commented:
ok, can you give me another way?
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Patrick MatthewsCommented:
I cannot, but it stands to reason that the only way you are going to be able to do this is to have the VBScript execute using a login that DOES have proper access rights to the folder.
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rogerardCommented:
Then create a function to check for it:
Private Function issubform(ByVal frm As Form) As Boolean
    On Error GoTo ErrorCheck
    issubform = True
    If Me.Parent <> "" Then
        issubform = True
    End If
    Exit Function

ErrorCheck:
    If Err.Number = 2452 Then
        issubform = False
    End If
          
End Function

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rogerardCommented:
Sorry....  posted to wrong page  :(
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GlobaLevelCommented:
I have found that if you are looping thru UNC paths in vbscript...it hangs after it finds the first one...then throws the error you provide...and if you have to kill the script..eachtime to sarch the next UNC path...why have the program to begin with...

you would be better off with WMI...this can get you started...
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa389290(VS.85).aspx
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rogerardCommented:
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tr57285Author Commented:
Exactly what I was looking for.
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