VS 2010 : Copy A File To Folder?

Aug 22, 2011

I'm trying to write a program where people can click a browse button, click a file to copy, and then click a second browse button and click a destination folder. I've tried

My.Computer.FileSystem.CopyFile(TextBox1.text, TextBox2.Text)

and get the error "Could not complete operation since a directory already exists in this path 'C:UsersSamDesktop'."

FileCopy TextBox1.Text, TextBox2.Text
gives me "The target file "C:UsersSamDesktop" is a directory, not a file."

Both methods work if I put C:UsersSamDesktop'filename'.'extension' in the destination. But I want the user to be able to select the destination without having to type a new file name.

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I want to copy a file in resources folder to C drive and run it?

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I am wanting to get a complete file/folder listing and then copy these files to another folder.

Here is my


This happens on many folders. How can I get a listing of these folders and also copy these files?

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I want the user to have the option to choose between a lot of pictures in a project folder. So I made a new project folder called: Images.

And when the user presses a certain button this folder should be opened.I want to achieve this like this:


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I want to copy a txt file from one folder to another. While coping i need to check whether the file exists or not, if yess then replace the file.

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Feb 5, 2010

I found this code on website and i edited it a bit. Its work without problem.

The only one, its that he don;t overwrite the file.

Dim FileToCopy, FileToCopy2 As String
Dim NewCopy, NewCopy2 As String
FileToCopy = (My.Computer.FileSystem.SpecialDirectories.Temp & "\version.txt")


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Source path: C: emp est1.txt
destination path: C:Data


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Sub ExportRecordToolStripMenuItemClick(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
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I have a form, who should show me a image.In the form, I put a Open File Dialog, and select the image.After this, with the filename, I can open and show the image.But, What I wanna do do is the following:In my application folder, I wanna create a folder named "Images". And, after the user select the image with the Open File Dialog, I wanna copy the image to that folder.After this, my app opens all the images from this folder.I can I copy the file to the folder images?

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I would like to copy a file from the serve to a folder that is specified in a textbox.

CopyFiles("\agb1datSOFTeasy-1390171.txt", TextBox1.Text)
Private Sub CopyFiles(ByVal sourcePath As String, ByVal DestinationPath As String)
If (Directory.Exists(sourcePath)) Then
For Each fName As String In Directory.GetFiles(sourcePath)
If File.Exists(fName) Then
Dim dFile As String = String.Empty
[Code] .....

The problem is with the destination. The destination is selected by a select folder dialogbox. I want to copy the file from the server to the folder specified in the textbox.

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I am working on a program using VB.Net 2010 which will enable me to setup groups of files & folders for back up with syncing capabilities etc. I have a concept program which is based on some sample code I found out in one of the VB.Net forums. I have modified it from a command line based program to a form based program. At the moment I consider this code to be a "concept" program which once I have the various copy/sync routines developed and debugged will be integrated in to another program I wrote for
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I want to paste a file from the clipboard that has been copied from a compress folder using VB.net. By examining the clipboard, I see there is a FileGroupDescriptorW which seems to contain some information about the file. But I have not found how to use the information to grab the file and paste it.

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What i want to do programatically is copy a.html to another location as b.html

when i do that and open b.html it opens it without any images and scripts.

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I need any existing utility or batch file or power-shell script or C#/VB .Net code to perform this activity.

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I am trying to create an application where you can browse to a folder, press install button and it will copy some files to the directory of your choosing? I found some example code but how do i go on with my code from here? Cant figure out how to copy the files. You can see at last in the code i tried to copy files but its not really working, how do i use the function? I want the files to come from the application directory. And copy to the browsed folder.

Public Class Installer
Private Sub Installer_Load(sender As System.Object, e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
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I'm trying to make a file.copy to the program files folder but can't get access to it.This is on windows vista and 7.

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Dec 12, 2011

How would I create a dir Inside %temp%? Then extract the file to it and Open a That folder. So far this is my code.


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I have an OpenFileDialog. I want the program to copy the file that the user selects to my "temp" folder. If the user doesn't select any file, then it doesn't copy any thing. Here is my code:

Dim Temp As String = "Temp"
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End If

But it doesn't copy any of my files over that are loaded in the OpenFileDialog.

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