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VBA7 compatibility question - Get UNC drive name

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    VBA7 compatibility question - Get UNC drive name

    I am using code which I found from a reputable online source, which has worked perfectly until one of our users installed Office 2016 - 64 bit. The issue seems to be the 64 bit version of Office. I have learned that the code can be modified by using 'PtrSafe' & 'LongPtr'. I am comfortable with adding the 'PtrSafe' but I do not know which or how many of the original 'Long' statements must be changed.

    I have included all the code from this module, in case it is of help, but I suspect that the changes will only need to be made in the code preceeding the 'Function fnUNCPath(strDriveLetter As String) As String' line. I may be wrong with this assumption, so that is why I included all the code.

    Thank you in advance for your assistance.

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    Re: VBA7 compatibility question - Get UNC drive name

    Actually, you shouldn't change GetDriveType Lib... () As Long to LongPtr. As this value is not a pointer and is passed to fDriveType as Long (Dim lngRet As Long).

    Try below. Worked on my 64 bit environment.
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    Re: VBA7 compatibility question - Get UNC drive name

    FYI - You can create function like below to avoid 32 bit/64 bit issue.
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    Re: VBA7 compatibility question - Get UNC drive name

    Oh, to get UNC name...
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    Use it like...
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