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Hi Guys
can any one help me to know how to Copy a file to Drive "C:\" if we know this drive contain the Operating system "Win7".

i Use this code:
Private Declare Function CopyFile Lib "kernel32" Alias "CopyFileA" (ByVal lpExistingFileName As String, ByVal lpNewFileName As String, ByVal bFailIfExists As Integer) As Integer
copyfile(strSource, strDest,True)

It work if run the program as administrator. Is there another way to do that??
Posted 9-Jan-13 21:52pm
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Solution 1

No there is not, this is a restriction of the operating system which will not allow you to copy files to sensitive areas on disk.

You can however run your code as an administrator when needed see here : RunAs Class[^]
alcitect 10-Jan-13 5:59am
thank you for answer, let me read your project
alcitect 10-Jan-13 6:00am
thanks for your help but it not help me. thanks
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Solution 3

You can get around this by setting your UAC to none,

Control Panel -> user Accounts -> UAC drag the slider to the bottom.
alcitect 10-Jan-13 6:03am
yes that may be work. but i want to run this application on many computers.
thanks for help.
tiggerc 10-Jan-13 6:05am
you could set the run as administrator in the application shortcut.
alcitect 10-Jan-13 6:17am
can you show this for me pleas?
tiggerc 10-Jan-13 6:20am
Create a shortcut to the application.
Right click on the shortcut, select properties
go to the compatability tab
select run this program as administrator.

if there is a button change settings for all users click that and check the box run as administrator.

click ok a couple of times, all should work.
tiggerc 10-Jan-13 7:10am
did this work for you? if it did can you mark as solution.
alcitect 13-Jan-13 0:17am
that will work but I want to do this using code.
thanks for your answer.

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