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Find file in sub directories

Posted on 2013-05-15
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I would like a VB.Net or even VBA script that looks on the C:\ drive for an executeable and then sets a string variable to that path.

The search would be confined to the following folders AND their sub folders
 C:\Program Files\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\

Once file is found it stops

myExecuteablePath = "foundFullPath"
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 250 total points
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oh you will need this..

see the code and instruction from this link

http://allenbrowne.com/ser-59.html
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For VB.NET, use Directory.GetFiles and check the count

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms143316.aspx
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Thanks folks!
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