Windows 7 question
Francis Nugent Dixon
effendi at wanadoo.fr
Sun May 23 05:52:32 CDT 2010
Hi from Beautiful Brittany,
I wrote :
> I use : if the platform = "Win32" then put line 1 of the volumes
> into xxxxx
which doesn't work on Windows 7 (gives me diskette "A:" ?????)
> In the face of this problem, how can I pick up the systems disk ID in
> a Windows 7 system ?
Mark Schonewille (off forum) came up with the best answer (I think),
not requiring a shell command.
put item 1 of specialfolderpath("system") into xxxxx
and strip off the "/WINDOWS" text !
And this works for all Windows systems that I know.
Thanks Mark !
This post is just in case anybody else runs into the problem ....
"Nothing should ever be done for the first time !"
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