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Processing Drives, Folders, and Files

Visual Basic allows you to process drives, folders, and files in several different ways: through the use of the .NET System.IO model, through traditional methods such as the FileOpen and Write functions, and through the File System Object (FSO) model. The following sections discuss these methods in detail.

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File Access with Visual Basic .NET
Discusses how to use the .NET System.IO model to work with files, drives, and folders.
File Access with Visual Basic Run-Time Functions
Discusses how to process files directly to create, manipulate, and store text and other data.
Accessing Files with FileSystemObject
Covers using FileSystemObject to create and manipulate files.

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