troubleshooting Question

how can I write a \ to a mysql field via vb.net

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CarlCCTVSIFlag for Afghanistan asked on
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I have a variable IniLoc which is populated from a datagridview, the result being "D:\FTPROOT\FRED"  Thats no problem.

Later on in my code I want to write this back to my database and I use         myCommand.Connection = conn
myCommand.CommandText = "INSERT INTO `incidentmon` (`Subject`, `IncidentDate`, `IncidentFolder`,`Status` ) VALUES ('" & Subject & "', '" & NewDate & "', '" & IniLoc & "\" & Subject & "', 'Processing');"

subject = Test for this example.

And sure enough it writes back to the database, however, the IniLoc field that is written back appears as
"D:FTPROOTFREDTest"

How can I get it to write back including the \'s in the right places?
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Daniel Reynolds
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