1 26th March 10:14 ertan yavuz External User   Posts: 1 how to browse through network folders. My browse dialog shows only local drives and mapped network drives. How can I set it up so that it shows shared network folders without mapping?

 2 26th March 10:14 kallely sajan External User   Posts: 1 how to browse through network folders. The control DirectoryCombo seems not to support this. The only supported (published) bits are RemovableVolume, FixedVolume, RemoteVolume, CDROMVolume, RAMDiskVolume, and FloppyVolume. The interesting discrepancy is that, althogh the DirectoryCombo can not display network shares, you can indeed install to a shared network folder if you pass the directory paths (as \\myserver\myshare) to the installation. If it is too critical, your best bet might be replacing the regular change folder dialog with a custom one. -- Regards, Sajan. PS: Please don't send me direct emails, use the newsroom.
 3 26th March 10:14 ertan yavuz External User   Posts: 1 how to browse through network folders. Thanks, but I don't know how to construct a dialog so that it can browse through network shares. DirectoryCombo cannot do that, as you say. Can any other control do this? The only supported RemoteVolume, DirectoryCombo can not shared network folder if the installation. the regular change
 4 26th March 10:15 phil wilson External User   Posts: 1 how to browse through network folders. SHBrowseForFolder is the one you need. It has options to browse network shares. -- Phil Wilson [MVP Windows Installer] ----
 5 31st March 11:21 ertwn yavuz External User   Posts: 1 how to browse through network folders. In fact, it is not so critical. I have to get the path of a database directory which may be local or on a remote source. If I can not get it from user, I have to ask him to map that folder. I think this is not a user-friendly approach. I have tried Phil's suggestion, SHBrowseForFolder, but I could't make it work. Is there a sample .msi or a tutorial or something else on the net that I can see how it is used? would have to write does not publish too implement it. But why considering this to be