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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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Job Spammer: Prutha Siri - Javelin Systems

This one is a bit different. Someone at Javelin Systems has sent out a mass email for an SAP position in Tennessee. The interesting part is that this person has used his AWS hosted domain, bzm.mobi, to send the the mail through Zoniac.

Job Spammer: Bharti Jigyasi

This one is a doozy.

Coding Archive?

Prelude to a valuable resource? I've begun building the plumbing for a VB6 oriented coding archive, and I thought I would share a screen shot of the Code Manager that will help users to manage their code bits, upload new code, etc. 

BWASL returns

By request, the Beat With A Stick List (BWASL) has returned. Access it by clicking it in the top menu.

Rewrite in progress!

You may have noticed that there haven't been quite so many posts here lately. I just wanted to drop a note that I have not forgotten this site. Not by a long shot!

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25 Ways to Decrease Your Rankings

Sure, any old chump can follow SEO best practices and achieve the high SERPs rankings that lead to sustained business growth and profits. But do you have what it takes to trash years of hard work by flagrantly abusing Google’s policies?

Super Simple CSS Buttons

From the Author: While playing around with a few button designs for my latest project, I came up with a simple CSS-only button system that is both lightweight and compatible with nearly all major browsers. Check it out and let me know what you think!

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.

Aidan Finn, IT Pro

You need to pay attention to Aidan. He knows what he is talking about.

Top 20 Free Digital Forensic Investigation Tools for SysAdmins

Here are 20 of the best free tools that will help you conduct a digital forensic investigation. Whether it’s for an internal human resources case, an investigation into unauthorized access to a server, or if you just want to learn a new skill, these suites and utilities will help you conduct memory forensic analysis, hard drive forensic analysis, forensic image exploration, forensic imaging and mobile forensics. As such, they all provide the ability to bring back in-depth information about what’s “under the hood” of a system.

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Top 5 Questions

How to pass data between forms in vb6 ?

I want to know how can I pass data between forms in vb6?

Installing VB6 on Windows 7

I followed your instruction and everything seemed to install correctly however, when I open a project and try to access the References (Project Menu, References) i get the following message:

VB6 and Excel 2010 pia

I have installed VB6 SP6 on Win 7 64bit. After that I uninstalled Office 2007 and installed Office 2010 Prof. After doing this I do not have a reference to Microsoft Excel 14.0 Object Library in Project -> References in VB6. I have the libraries for word, outlook, etc. but no Excel. What do I need to do to make this available?

Component msflxgrd.OCX is Not Correctly Registered or File is Missing.

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Not able to install vb6 on windows 7 64 bit

I have followed the steps given by you while installing vb6 on windows 7 64 bit..

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