php count the file is folder

I have this code works fine if i leave the directory the blank will count the the number if files
<?php

$directory = ' ';
$images = glob($directory . "*.txt");


$filecount = count(glob($directory . "*.txt"));
echo "<p><b>";
echo $filecount;


?>

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but  when I want to do this it does not work
<?php

$directory = 'C:\Projects\test';
$images = glob($directory . "*.txt");


$filecount = count(glob($directory . "*.txt"));
echo "<p><b>";
echo $filecount;


?>

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also would need some code to allow across a network eg \\\192.168.0.1\folder
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beridiusAsked:
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Chris HarteThaumaturgeCommented:
Depends where the folder is. The default installation directory in windows is

C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Apache2.2

in linux it is

/var/www/html/

To the php server, this is the root, it cannot go above this. All the directories you want to work with have to be in this root directory.
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Chris HarteThaumaturgeCommented:
The php server does not have access to the c:\ drive.  When left blank it will default to the root of the server, this is where the server is located on your hard drive, not the root of the hard drive.
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beridiusAuthor Commented:
so would I have to use ../../ to located my folder that I need ?

 but even i just put /test it does not work?
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