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Hi all,
 
I have something to do on network shared folder. But when I search on Internet, it giving me a code to do in own computer only. Step that I want to do is:
 
1. Check destination (network shared folder) path is empty or not.
2. Delete folder content (not the main one) eg: "\\USER-PC\File\"; the folder "File" no need to deleted, but the content inside is need to deleted.
3. Copy folder content from source to new destination.
 
No. 1 and 3 is coded. But No. 2 is not yet found. How to delete a directory on Network Shared Folder?
 
Delete directory code that I use but exception "The network path was not found.":
My.Computer.FileSystem.DeleteDirectory(strDestination, FileIO.DeleteDirectoryOption.DeleteAllContents)
 

Please assist. TQ
Posted 28-Aug-14 22:57pm

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Solution 1

It sounds to me like you don't have delete directory permission to the folder. From the same machine, are you able to delete the folder manually. If you have permission to delete the contents manually, then you should be able to manually iterate through the files and then delete them.
 
e.g.
 
Dim Files() As String = IO.Directory.GetFiles(ThePath)
 
For Each File In Files
    IO.File.Delete(File)
Next
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Luiey Ichigo at 3-Sep-14 22:13pm
   
thanks man..

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