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Edit a text file

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I am looking to create a program that is able to edit a text file that is not located within the program. This particular text file is always in the exact same location and is always named the exact same, and I would like to find a way to make it easily editable.

How do I edit the text file (a single line needs to be changed) using a Visual Basic 2008 program? Please help me, I will be VERY appreciative!

EDIT: I use Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition.

2ND EDIT: Here's a better explanation.

There is a file located at C:\Program Files\Something\thefile.txt.
thefile.txt is a one lined file that changes how the program Something connects to the internet. I need to create a program that can modify this file with a button click. There are two specific ways to change it and one way that is user-entered. How do I make the program change the single line in this text file to say what i need it to say?
Dec 9 '07 #1
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Do you need your code to see what's currently in the file? If not, just write over the top of it each time.
Dec 10 '07 #2

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