What am I doing wrong??



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What am I doing wrong??

Postby Jason » Sat, 20 Sep 2008 05:16:55 GMT

Here is what I am trying:

\Application Data", _
"C:\Documents and Settings\" & Environment.UserName & "\Application
Data\Adobe", True)
        MessageBox.Show("Done Resetting Application Data, Press OK to
Continue and reset Local Settings data", "Backup in progress...",
MessageBoxButtons.OKCancel, MessageBoxIcon.Information)
\Local Settings", _
"C:\Documents and Settings\" & Environment.UserName & "\Local Settings
\Application Data\Adobe", True)
        MessageBox.Show("Done Resetting Local Settings data, Press OK
to Continue.", "Backup in progress...", MessageBoxButtons.OK,

I get the error that: \\server\all\sets\Application Data  is not
found, but it is there, and inside that folder I want to copy a folder
to c:\doc and set\user\application data\adobe

Also, will this work like this, one statement after another to do two


Re: What am I doing wrong??

Postby Family Tree Mike » Sat, 20 Sep 2008 08:01:46 GMT

But yoru code refers to \\server\all\sets\!!!!!PREFS\Application Data.

Re: What am I doing wrong??

Postby James Hahn » Sat, 20 Sep 2008 08:29:10 GMT

It appears that "\\server\all\sets\Application Data" is a folder.  The 
message is probably saying something like "File does not exist : 
\\server\all\sets\Application Data, which is correct, as there is no such 

You can't use FileSystem.CopyFile to copy a folder - use CopyDirectory 

Extending statements over multiple lines works, but can be avoided by 
setting a variable to the folder/file names first and using the variable 
instead of a literal in the statement.  This makes your code much easier to 
develop and test.  You can alsways get rid of the extra variables after 
everything is working OK.

Re: What am I doing wrong??

Postby Jason » Sat, 20 Sep 2008 08:32:25 GMT


On Sep 18, 7:01爌m, "Family Tree Mike"

Re: What am I doing wrong??

Postby Jason » Sat, 20 Sep 2008 08:33:59 GMT

Oh yes, I forgot the !!!!PREFS part on the error message, I did that
part by hand and not a copy/paste

Re: What am I doing wrong??

Postby Family Tree Mike » Sat, 20 Sep 2008 11:01:46 GMT

The code in your message has extra stuff "!!!!!PREFS" in the path.  I'm 
trying to
clarify whether you pasted wrong, or whether you overlooked the obvious.


On Sep 18, 7:01 pm, "Family Tree Mike"

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