Files that make up msvbvm50.exe The version number that is returned when right-clicking on this EXE downloaded from MS' site says, but I don't know if this is a reliable way to check its version.
UploadCtl" "18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC 3" "Adobe PDF Link Helper" 18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC 3" "Adobe PDF Link Helper" "1CC6F158-C938-424B-A757-8DC337545084" "Microsoft Lync Web App Plug-in" "233C1507-6A77-46A4-9443-F871F945D258" "Shockwave ActiveX Control" 233C1507-6A77-46A4-9443-F871F945D258" "Shockwave ActiveX Control" "3605B612-C3CF-4AB4-A426-2D853391DB2E" "Certificates Class" 3605B612-C3CF-4ab4-A426-2D8533.
Licensing a control If you wish to build and sell an ActiveX, in the project properties, check the "Require License Key" option: This will make compulsory to have a license to use the control in development mode while making it freely available in compiled programs.
Your mission, next, is to translate this into something similar in whatever packager you fancy To install the VB runtime, don't bother extracting the files, checking whether a flight file is already installed, and registering the newer version if need be: The EXE can be run silently and do all this for you.
Inno Setup Consider using pointers to increase performance Deployment Since VB applications all have dependencies, at the very minimum the VB run-time, here's how to deploy a VB app with reasonable chances of success: At work, on your development hosts, do not mix versions of VB and Service.
ActiveX - ActiveX.
Packs (SP as each version of VB and SP installs new versions of ActiveX controls VB: "Update ActiveX controls" : Used to allow/forbid updating of Object lines in VBP/FRM if a newer version of an OCX is available?
The script also translates the ActiveX Guid when it's found in the ActiveX reference list.
Windows applications in Visual Basic 5 Introduction Best Practices. Forms should contain UI-related only; Any logic should live in modules or (even better) class modules.
Introduction Best Practices Forms should contain UI-related only; Any logic should live in modules or (even better) class modules Class modules make it easier to encapsulate data and code, and reduce the consequences of code changes on the rest of a project.
VB6SP5 requires MDAC, IE and NTSP 4 Take a look at VB's Packaging and Deployment Wizard (PDW but keep in mind that it is pretty feature-poor (doesn't generate a single EXE, can't download files from the Net, etc.) and may occasionally miss some dependencies.
Regsvr32 provides some switches such as /s silent" to remove the confirmation dialog box) and /u uninstall".) A database of Microsoft DLLs/OCXs is available here.
Hit the Win32 API directly instead of relying on ActiveX controls that perform the same task, use DLL-based embedded SQL engines like.
Although Visual Basic 6.0 stores strings internally as Unicode(UTF-16) it has several limitations: Ships with ANSI only controls (Label, Textbox, etc.).
I think that an " ActiveX EXE / DLL Document " (files are.DOB, and the compiled output is.VBD) was Microsoft's first shot at creating web applications with VB, ie.
URL : fo/ Zone: 3 ZoneDescription : INTERNET This command retrieves the Internet Explorer Telemetry data from the specified computers.EXAMPLE Get-IETelemetryURLI nfo -ComputerName chr5bi01 -ActiveX URLA ctiveXGUIDD escription m/ No ActiveX detected fo/ No ActiveX detected m/ No ActiveX detected m/ D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B Shockwave Flash Object m/ F6D90F16-9C73-11D3-B32E-00C04F990BB4 XML HTTP m/ ED8C108E-4349-11D2-91A4-00C04F7969E8 XML HTTP Request This.
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Anyhow, here are the files it contains and their versions, as given when extracting its contents through C /T:C:TEMP ADVPACK.
If you wish to use other installers, PDW is still valuable because it generates a T which lists all the files that need to be installed.