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I am just about finished with a program that copies files to a network drive. All that's left is handling a few exceptions. One is particularly interesting because it seems so simple. Before copying files I want to ensure that files are closed, so I decided to just close apps that have the file open. A loop checks process names, closes process, waits for process to exit before copying files:
[code]If InStr(proc.ProcessName, FileName.ToUpper) Then
blah.blah.copyfile("c:lahlah.file", "y:lah.file", TRUE)[/code]
The WaitForExit() does not seem to wait long enough because I still get exceptions if this program closes the application. Everything runs fine if the apps are closed before running this program.
How can I safely stop an app before copying files?
Another, less major, issue is when a large file is copying and another window is dragged in front of the form, the border of the active window appears to smear across the form. I tried to Refresh() when the form signaled a paint event, but that stuck in the paint event loop. How can I refresh the form in a case like this?
Thanks for the help,
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