Detecting FolderRedirection, Synchronisation settings and permissions

I need to be able to check the following settings on each PC (via my Access database)

Is FolderRedirection / Synchronisation enabled (True/False)
Does a specific Roaming folder have full read/write access (True/False)

Any ideas?
Andy BrownDeveloperAsked:
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
here is the link for the registry setting

Registry Settings for Folder Redirection in Windows
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/242557
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Barry CunneyCommented:
You cn use winmgmts to read registry
Sub GetRegString()  

02     Dim objReg As Object 

03     Dim strComputer As String 

04     Dim strKeyPath As String 

05     Dim strValueName As String 

06     Dim strValue  

07    

08     strComputer = "." 

09        

10      Set objReg = GetObject("winmgmts:" _  

11         & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\" _  

12         & strComputer & "\root\default:StdRegProv")  

13                

14     strKeyPath = "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\MSACCESS.EXE" 

15     strValueName = "Path" 

16        

17     objReg.GetStringValue HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, strKeyPath, strValueName, strValue  

18     Debug.Print "Microsoft Access Location: " & strValue  

19        

20     Set objReg = Nothing 

21    

22 End Sub

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Andy BrownDeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help on this - sorry for the delay in comming back to you.
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