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    write usb flash drive information in to excel cell



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    Hi all. I am very new to forum if I am posting in wrong place please guide me.
    I am atechnical person but not good with vb etc I have done bit work in fourmulas.

    1. I am writing one excel 2003 based calculator
    2. Excel file will be in removable normal USB flash drive

    I want below things to be written in individual cells of the same excel

    1. Size of the USB STORAGE.
    2. Manufacturer or make of storage device
    3. Hardware ID of the USB device
    4. Serial number of the USB

    Other than the above if any more information can be written it will be more useful.

    Let me know any one can help me out please

    Pradeep

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    Hi Pradeep,

    You're not going to be able to get that information using a formula, it's going to need to be VBA. And honestly, it will take a bit of research to figure out how.

    If you'd like to search and find any articles in VB.NET for how to get the info, we can certainly help translate that to VBA and implement it for you.
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