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C# System Cannot Find File Specified Error

I’m trying to write some simple C# code in a winform app that gets the same results as a VB.Net sub. Please help me correct the error. The following VB (in a winform app) code runs without any errors:

Dim retval As String
Dim ls_temp As String
ls_temp = "C:\Program Files (x86)\Visual CUT 11\Visual CUT.exe " & _
"-e ""C:\test\Email_Test_1aa.rpt"""
retval = Shell(ls_temp)


The following C# code results in a "The system cannot find the file specified" error:

using System.Diagnostics;

string retval;
string ls_temp;

retval = "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Visual CUT 11\\Visual CUT.exe " + "-e " + "C:\\test\\Email_Test_1aa.rpt";

Process runScripts = new Process();
runScripts.StartInfo.FileName = @"""C:\Program Files (x86)\Visual CUT 11Visual CUT.exe""";
runScripts.StartInfo.UseShellExecute = true;
runScripts.StartInfo.RedirectStandardOutput = false;
runScripts.Start();
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
aren't you missing a \ on that line:
runScripts.StartInfo.FileName = @"""C:\Program Files (x86)\Visual CUT 11Visual CUT.exe""";

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I think it should be:
runScripts.StartInfo.FileName = @"""C:\Program Files (x86)\Visual CUT\11Visual CUT.exe""";

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Mark01Author Commented:
That resolved the error. The app, Visual Cut, does not perform the desired action, as it does when the VB code is run. All that happens is the following command line runs:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Visual CUT\11Visual CUT.exe

However, the following command line does not run:
C:\\test\\Email_Test_1aa.rpt

Any ideas?
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
but you never pass your retval to runscripts!

Add this line
runScripts.StartInfo.Arguments = "C:\\test\\Email_Test_1aa.rpt"

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Have a look at http://emoreau.com/Entries/Articles/2003/12/The-Process-component.aspx
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Mark01Author Commented:
Thank you, Eric.
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