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    Filewatcher code won't allow delete?

    [Resolved] I used a hybrid, your code and the line of thought I was on before I saw your code (I went with a half second because I just hate to wait ;) ): Try strFileName = e.FullPath Do While IO.File.GetAttributes(strFileName) = FileAttributes.Offline 'Wait 1/2 second before trying...
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    Filewatcher code won't allow delete?

    [Resolved] You got it! AHA! I was using the copy command (command line) to move a number of files into the 'watched' directory. You suggested maybe the weren't done copying. I added a simple loop, I count to 10 million THEN try to delete. Works like a charm. I will be looking for some...
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    Filewatcher code won't allow delete?

    I really appreciate you taking the time to try that. I used you code (cut an pasted it. I added code to write errors to the event log since this is a service and there is no interface. I get this: Event Type: Error Event Source: SpendTrackImportSvc Event Category: None Event ID: 0 Date...
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    Filewatcher code won't allow delete?

    Have a look at the code I posted (first posting). It has the exact same problem and it is much simpler. If I can figure out how to release the file for deletion (the code posted) then I can use the same logic to release the file to read it. Thanks. (By the way... isn't it the middle of the...
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    Filewatcher code won't allow delete?

    I need to read the xml file. Parse it (using an XMLReader) then store the information in a database. Once that is done I need to delete the file. I have tried to read the file, delete the file, rename the file... anything I could think of to get control of the file so that I can do SOMETHING...
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    Can't connect to Sql Server in Windows service

    You have stated that you are using an admin account, is this a local (on the server with the service) or remote admin account? IE: does the same username and password work as an admin on BOTH servers? Is the SQL server using Integrated security? What is the error you are getting? Are you...
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    Filewatcher code won't allow delete?

    I am working on an application which will allow users to ftp xml files onto our web-server. A windows service using filewatcher will 'see' the file, bring it in, process it, then delete it. I have used the following code: <code> strFileName = e.FullPath.ToString...
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