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How to access Current User profile application data to delete a file in it in VB

Discussion in 'Software Development' started by sandycrush, Dec 28, 2009.

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  1. sandycrush

    sandycrush Thread Starter

    Dec 28, 2009
    Hi guyz,

    Please provide me a sample code as how to access Current Logged in User profile application data and how to delete a file in application data folder using vb code. I am very new to this technology pls help me.
  2. peterh40


    Apr 15, 2007
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    Here's the code in VB .Net 2008:

    Public Class RemoveFileFromProfile

    Private Sub cmd_DelFile_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles cmd_DelFile.Click
    Dim profile As String, fullpath As String
    Dim filename As String

    ' Environment variables
    ' USERPROFILE = Path to current user profile
    ' APPDATA = Path to application data in current profile

    profile = Environ("APPDATA")
    filename = txt_Fname.Text
    fullpath = profile & "\" & filename
    MsgBox(filename & " deleted.")

    End Sub
    End Class
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