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I'm trying to convert an old Quick BASIC program to VB.Net. There doesn't appear to be any direct replacement for the old file statements. Building a database seems like overkill for my simple needs.

How can I do the following in VB.Net?

OPEN "test.dat" FOR RANDOM AS #1 LEN = 20
FIELD #1, 10 AS a$, 10 AS b$
LSET a$ = "One"
LSET b$ = "Two"
PUT #1, 1
GET #1, 1
PRINT a$, b$
CLOSE #1

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