Enumerating share resources on a remote computer

I am looking for a way to find the share paths on a remote machine. This information is visible in the Compmgmt.msc snap in under shares, but I need to extract it programatically in VB6. The path information is retrievable if the remote registry can be read, but often security settings prevent this. Using NET VIEW \\<ComputerName> gives the sharenames, but not the internal pathway associated with them.
The end objective is to find a way to determine whether a share exists on a remote machine which references a specific path on that machine - ie Is there a share on machine ABC which references folder C:\XYZ.
ajmac-bAsked:
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aikimarkCommented:
Have you tried WMI?
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ajmac-bAuthor Commented:
I haven't...can you point me in the right direction?
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aikimarkCommented:
I just did.

WMI is the traditional method used to do remote management from the VB/VBScript/VBA environment.
Here are a couple of handy MS pages to get you started:
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa393262(v=vs.85).aspx
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/2008.11.heyscriptingguy.aspx
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ajmac-bAuthor Commented:
With a bit of reading and playing, I found a solution that works for my purposes:

Function Shares(computerName As String)

strComputer = computerName
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\CIMV2")
Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("SELECT * FROM Win32_Share")
lst2.Clear
For Each objitem In colItems
 lst2.AddItem "Name: " & objitem.Name & vbTab & objitem.Path
Next
End Function
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