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Check if user has write permissions for a folder

Check if user has write permissions for a folder

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Hi all,
Using VB.Net 2005:

I am trying to find out in code if the currently logged on Windows user (application is not elevated) has write permissions to a specific folder, in particular, "c:\Windows".

I have been trying to use FileIOPermission() but just cannot seem to make it work.

I thought something like this may work, but it always returns 'TRUE':

Dim fp As New FileIOPermission(FileIOPermissionAccess.Write, "C:\windows\")
MsgBox(SecurityManager.IsGranted(fp))

Thank you in advance!

RE: Check if user has write permissions for a folder

See whaat happens when you test against Program Files or Program Files(x86) or possibly System Volume Information

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