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VB6 string variable truncating data that it reads from a file

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I have two questions
1. When I am reading a 600kb text file (HTML code) into a string variable, it is truncating pretty much half of the content. Here is the code I have... where am I going wrong?
Dim fso As New FileSystemObject
Dim f As File
Dim fsoStream As TextStream
Dim strLine As String
Set f = fso.GetFile("C:\Users\Neanderthal\Desktop\MyProj\GMATClubLog.txt")
Set fsoStream = f.OpenAsTextStream(ForReading)
' Read the file line by line, printing the results to the Form
Do While Not fsoStream.AtEndOfStream
     strLine = fsoStream.ReadLine
     Debug.Print strLine

Set fsoStream = Nothing
Set f = Nothing
Set fso = Nothing

2. Basically why I want to read the whole content of the text file is because I want to extract a repeating set of data based on the search criteria . And this is the repeating code. How can I achieve this using vb 6 code?

<td class="topicsName" style="width:100%">
<a class="newestPostIcon" href=""></a>
<a title="some text" href="http://I want to extract this link.html" ></a> 

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