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How to set the file attribute "not indexed" in VBScript or VBA?

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How can I set the "not indexed" file attribute programmatically in VB Script or VBA?

a) I can set the "not indexed" attribute of a file using the cmd command "attrib +i c:\test.txt". This works fine.
b) Unfortunately the FileSystemObject doesn't recognize this attribute. oFSO.GetFile("c:\temp\test.txt"). Attributes always returns the same value, independant of the "not indexed" value being set or not, whereas it recognizes the "archive" attribute for example.

Any ideas how to set the "not indexed" file attribute programmatically?

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