You need not use cmd.exe as it the command shell which would automatically get invoked.
your executable file here is /C" + "\"\"C:\\Program Files\\ThinTV\\PLINK.EXE and your arguments is appliance@%ThinConnectedFrom%" + " " + "-pw appliance" + " " + "\"killall -q vlc; export DISPLAY=.0; vlc --halfscreen --key-vol-up 100 rtsp://stfamtv0001/streama\"\""
I tried to modify the connectionstring as given below,But it also gave me "c:\Test.xls is not a valid path" error
connectionString = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=c:\\Test.xls;Extended
If anybody had faced such problem earlier, Please let me know the solution implemented by you.
There is no such thing as a "tab delimitted XLS" file. A true XLS file is a binary format only natively readable by Excel, which your code will not work on. But, since you've said that you can open the file in Excel and export the data as a tab delimitted CSV file and your code suddenly work on that, leads me to believe that your initial file is not what you think it is.
As the previous poster stated, it looks like you're trying to import an excel file, rather than a tab delimited file (Excel workbooks have an '.xls' suffix whereas tab delimited are '.txt' by default). You can still open the workbook in the way you've started but you need to change the connection string. Have a look here[^] for details of what value to use.
ETA: you might need this one[^] instead depending on what version of Excel you're using.