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Connect to a remote share AUTOMATICALLY, with NO user input.

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Submitted on: 1/22/2015 12:27:00 AM
By: Jon Barker (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 6 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     Ive seen a lot of source code that can bring up the window asking the user to connect to a remote share, but none of which would work without user input. This API call (WNetAddConnection) is very easy and simple to use, altho i cant guarrentee it will work on 98/ME.... tHe_cLeanER
 
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' Name: Connect to a remote share AUTOMATICALLY, with NO user input.
' Description:Ive seen a lot of source code that can bring up the window asking the user to connect to a remote share, but none of which would work without user input. This API call (WNetAddConnection) is very easy and simple to use, altho i cant guarrentee it will work on 98/ME.... tHe_cLeanER
' By: Jon Barker (from psc cd)
'**************************************

Option Explicit
Private Declare Function WNetAddConnection Lib "mpr.dll" Alias "WNetAddConnectionA" (ByVal lpszNetPath As String, ByVal lpszPassword As String, ByVal lpszLocalName As String) As Long
Private Sub Form_Load()
Dim r As Long
r = WNetAddConnection("\\dedicated\xpserver", vbNullString, "x:")
If r <> 0 Then
 MsgBox "ERROR: " & Err.Description
End If
End Sub


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