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Install VB6 on Windows 7

After surfing around the net, I've found very little information regarding installation of VB6 on Windows 7. Most of the information out there is for Vista, and most of it is queries for assistance.

Install VB6 on Windows 10

So if you don't know it, the technical preview version of Windows 10 is available. Being the good maintenance guy, you'll want to know about installing VB6 on Windows 10. This article shows how I got it running on Microsofts latest OS.

Install VB6 on Windows 8

As most of the world knows, Microsoft has made available a consumer preview of Windows 8. While this is still considered beta software, I highly recommend you check it out. Some of us technology minded folks are charged with supporting legacy software, developed with Visual Studio 6 (particulary Visual Basic 6), and with the iminent release of Windows 8, there is some worry about whether our support tools will work with it. This tutorial will (hopefully) help you get VB6 installed on your Windows 8 system!

Windows 7 Undock PC Option Missing

For unknown reasons to some, the Undock PC Option can sometimes disappear from the start menu. Most likely it is an errant policy. But no fear! It is relatively easy to get it back. Here are the steps.

Giant Windows Registry Hacks List

Looking to change the behavior of your Windows 7 computer? Maybe you need to enable or disable some functionality, make it run faster, lock it down from prying eyes? This post contains a pile of great registry hacks.

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Useful CSS Snippets for Your Coding Arsenal

CSS is a beautiful language but it can also be frustrating at times. Certain CSS solutions donít work on certain browsers (cough Internet Explorer cough) and much of your time can be spent debugging code. Thankfully there are lots of great CSS snippets available online that fix common problems and design issues. In this article we have listed 30 CSS snippets that we think you will find very useful.

Internet Explorer Style Information Bar in JavaScript

Internet Explorer has an interesting, although sometimes considered maligned, notification method for unsafe code execution, downloads etc. To its credit, it is an easy and somewhat unobtrusive way to alert users to a change in the Web site or in their account. This script attempts to simulate this behavior using JavaScript and the DOM so that this effect can be achieved in other browsers as well.

Visual Basic Explorer - Source Code

A nice collection of useful source code.

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run .vbd on windows 7

I have a vb6 project that for now has to stay in vb6. I installed vb6 on win 7 32 bit machine and it runs fine. The problem is having the user document (.vbd) display in the .exe container. When I try to run the file, I keep getting stuck at the Windows Internet Explorer view download file. I have changed the windows script host to enable as well as other items but still keep getting stuck.

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