Open windows explorer at server path

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  1. I am trying to open windows explorer at a specific path on a server.
    Path is not found
    whe run. It works ok using a local path. How do i address a server?

    Code as follows;
    {
    System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo exploreTest
    = new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo();
    exploreTest.FileName = "explorer.exe";
    exploreTest.Arguments ="\"\\servername\\path\\";
    System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(exploreTest);
    }
    Thanks
    Colin Williams
     
    Colin Williams, Sep 14, 2006
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  2. Hello, Colin!

    CW> I am trying to open windows explorer at a specific path on a server.
    CW> Path is not found
    CW> whe run. It works ok using a local path. How do i address a server?

    CW> Code as follows;
    CW> {
    CW> System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo exploreTest
    CW> = new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo();
    CW> exploreTest.FileName = "explorer.exe";
    CW> exploreTest.Arguments ="\"\\servername\\path\\";
    CW> System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(exploreTest);
    CW> }

    You're missing double "\" symbol. Server name must be prefixed with
    doble "\"

    So, change this line of code
    exploreTest.Arguments ="\\\\servername\\path\\";
    or
    exploreTest.Arguments = @"\\servername\path\";

    --
    Regards, Vadym Stetsyak
    www: http://vadmyst.blogspot.com
     
    Vadym Stetsyak, Sep 15, 2006
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