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Error 50003 while not using a GIF

swordman
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I have a VB 5.0 app that works on both Win 95 and Win NT systems.  At one remote client site they are getting this 50003 error.  I am not using a GIF with this program.  This client is installing on many computers.  If the client's machine is new then the program is fine, on the other hand if this clients computer has the VB 4.0 version of this app then we get this 50003 error.  The VB 4.0 version of this app was removed using the ADD/Remove feature from Control Panel.  The only thing that I can figure out is that there is some DLL or OCX hanging around.  I have tried to recreate there issue but cannot.  There operating system is Windows 95.  - Thanks
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This can be a Furfy (aussie term for something that isn't what it appears to be).  It can be caused by COM when the registration information for an object (usually a VB .EXE automation server) is for a different version of the file on disk, but other component are expecting the previous version.  It happens when you don't update an automation server correctly.
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