Recently, I cannot load and use all my VB controls... eg. Threed32. Both for VB4.0 and VB5.0. I always get the following messages... "License information for this component is not found. You do not have an appropriate license to use this functionality in the design environment." Not long ago, I uninstalled Borland Delphi 3.0 and Borland C++ Builder Pro, I wonder if the uninstallation affected VB?