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>Why guys from Microsoft change all upside down after each .net edition? I have tried to do few simples things in new 'metro style' xaml but nothing is simple today. For example I needed to scan a hard disk drive to get list of files. This is very simple task isn't it?
 
But please tell me why this pretty simple chunk of code doesn't work
using Windows.Storage;
....
 
async Task AllFilesIwantToGet()
       {
           StorageFolder sf = 
            await StorageFolder.GetFolderFromPathAsync(@"d:\mydocs");
 

           IReadOnlyList<IStorageItem> list= await sf.GetItemsAsync();
 
It looks like GetFolderFromPathAsync() never stops and variable sf is null all the time. I was trying to find solution on MSDN but there is nothing that could help.
I thought it's a permission issue but when I use the following code
 var sf = await StorageFolder.GetFolderFromPathAsync(KnownFolders.MusicLibrary.Path); 
 
it never ends up too allthough I have added capabilities to MusicLirary.
 
Sorry for this but after 10 years of programming I feel still like a newbie. This is annoying. Needless to say that Microsoft shots his own foot again.
Tags: C#, .NET4.5, Application, Metro

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