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Subject: RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a
Thread ID: 78978 Message ID: 79083 # Views: 1 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 7 Category: Operating Systems
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 6:22:36 PM         
   


> >
> > > Then why not to use the only TEMP directory for all what you need?
> > > At least one of the lines below should work:
> > >
> > > ?SYS(2023)
> > > ?GETENV("TEMP")
> > > ?GETENV("TMP")
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Best Wishes,
> > >
> > > Yuri Rubinov

> >
> > Well, I did exactly that in the previous generation of my major product... until our customers upgraded to WinNT 5.xx from Win4.9xx and NT4, and started receiving message "Invalid path" and/or "Directory already exists" because Temp dir is Hidden in WinNT 5.xx.
> >
> > Also, several customers' Sys Admins told me that Temp dirs are cleaned up every once in a while, so placing any permanent files into Temp dirs would be a bad idea, at least with WinNT 5.xx. And you already know the rest of the story.
> >
> > BTW: placing SHFolder.DLL on that our test NT4 machine did not help either. It reports "SetThreadExecutionState cannot be located in Kernel32" (:<)
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Ilya

>
> You may add the condition like:
> if val(OS(3))> 4
> * go with SHFolder etc..
> else
> * use the previous generation approach
> endif
>
>
>
> Best Wishes,
>
> Yuri Rubinov


I'd rather find some way of obtaining the path to the UserProfile folder on NT4 WS programmatically without employing anything from Shell32.DLL version later than 4.00.

Could you give me any hints/ideas on that?

Regards,

Ilya

ENTIRE THREAD

Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ilya Rabyy @ 10/11/2005 6:50:03 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Yuri Rubinov @ 10/11/2005 8:35:00 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ilya Rabyy @ 10/11/2005 9:27:25 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Yuri Rubinov @ 10/11/2005 9:46:02 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ilya Rabyy @ 10/11/2005 10:33:30 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ken Murphy @ 10/12/2005 2:16:46 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ilya Rabyy @ 10/12/2005 5:10:18 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ken Murphy @ 10/12/2005 9:23:13 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ilya Rabyy @ 10/12/2005 9:33:01 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ken Murphy @ 10/12/2005 9:54:45 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ilya Rabyy @ 10/13/2005 12:36:47 AM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ken Murphy @ 10/13/2005 12:38:50 AM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ilya Rabyy @ 10/13/2005 12:52:43 AM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Yuri Rubinov @ 10/12/2005 2:41:31 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ilya Rabyy @ 10/12/2005 6:22:36 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Yuri Rubinov @ 10/12/2005 8:38:25 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ilya Rabyy @ 10/13/2005 12:39:13 AM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ilya Rabyy @ 10/13/2005 5:22:15 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Yuri Rubinov @ 10/13/2005 5:56:08 PM
RE: Probem with VFP7 and Shell DLL on WinNT 4 SP6a Posted by Ilya Rabyy @ 10/13/2005 6:12:37 PM