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XmlTextWriter bankWriter = null;
           bankWriter = new XmlTextWriter(Convert.ToString(first.Text));


...cant convert string to system.io.xmlwriter...invalid aguments

see Screenie


how do i fix this?

Got it...

XmlTextWriter bankWriter = new XmlTextWriter(Convert.ToString("H:\\Contacts\\" + first.Text + ".xml"), null);

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