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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!

Troubleshooting DNS with NSLookup and dig

To be proficient at troubleshooting name server problems, you'll need a special tool to make DNS queries, one that gives you complete control. We'll cover nslookup in this tutorial because it's distributed with Windows Server 2003 and with many other operating systems. We'll also cover another query tool, dig, that isn't part of Windows. It provides similar functionality and doesn't suffer from nslookup's deficiencies.

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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Five Latest Forum Posts

Job Spammer: Tiru of Systel

It's been awhile since I've gotten job spam. It's amazing what happens when you threaten litigation.

APIs Used

In case anyone is curious, this is a list of APIs that are being used. Note that the event logging functionality is still in progress, but the API references are in place in the code.

Readme File - Read This First!

Program Information Applicaton : SystemIdleCheck Type : Utility Author: : fortypoundhead.com \ dwirch Website: : https://www.fortypoundhead.com Version History ...

Inaccurate VB6 Code List

I found a minor bug in the VB6 code listing in which inaccurate results were being displayed. All VB6 items were displayed, but extra, non-related items were also being shown.

Ophion rework

I've done some work on Ophion, the time tracker hosted here on fortypoundhead.com.  Mainly debugging and code streamlining.

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Top 5 Links

BookMarks4Techs

This is a fantastic collection of links and resources for the technically minded. It's not a super-fancy site, and brings you just the information you need to know, such as news, reviews, how-to's, and a few other gems. Rick (the owner) works hard at keeping the list fresh and up-to-date. Check it out!

Impossibility! The Best Domain Name Generator Ever.

You give us a keyword and we combine it with our carefully selected list of nouns, verbs, and adjectives. Then we search for unregistered .com domain names and show you the results. Easy, right?

Making Lists Look Nicer with CSS

You can really go to town with HTML lists when you add a sprinkle of CSS! This tutorial shows you how to make your lists stand out from the crowd.

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.

The Open Source Initiative

Open source software is software that can be freely used, changed, and shared (in modified or unmodified form) by anyone. Open source software is made by many people, and distributed under licenses that comply with the Open Source Definition. The Open Source Initiative (OSI) is a global non-profit that supports and promotes the open source movement. Among other things, we maintain the Open Source Definition, and a list of licenses that comply with that definition. See our about and history pages for more.

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Top 5 Questions

ASP Number List

I am trying to get a list of numbers. When I type out the code for this, it would be

What are the commands to configure a subnet mask on a router and a default gateway on a router?

Trying to learn something new with these Cisco routers I found on Craigslist!...

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