save an open database as a new file

A user opens an Access DB with OpenFileDialog. After looking it over the user clicks a button to "save a backup" of the file. The user wants to save the file with a new name, which the user will create.

The user may choose to put it in the same folder or perhaps in a different one.

Can't get the code right.   :(

VBE 2010
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ElrondCTCommented:
Close the database, then

                File.Copy(OriginalFile, NewFile, blnOverwrite)

blnOverwrite should be True to overwrite any existing file, False to give an error if a file exists with the output name.

Then open the database again, and continue on.

I normally use a SaveFileDialog for the user to specify the output name. You can set the OverwritePrompt property to get a warning message if a file of that name already exists.
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author3000Author Commented:
Works for me!
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