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I created a setup using the package wizard with VB 6.0.  On certain pc's, when I attempt to run the setup.exe I get an error that Setup.EXE is missing link to OLEAUT32.DLL - 185.  I checked the version of OLEAUT32 on the client pc and verified that it is the same version used by the Setup application.

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by:mark2150
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I seem to remember reading about this being one of the "compatibility issues" that M$ is issuing a service pack for.

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I am having the same problem when installing on NT machines. I've also asked around and have been told to wait for the Service Pack from Microsoft.
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Microsoft put out an alert about *six* compatibility issues and basically said that if you develop in VB6 you shouldn't release anything commercially until *AFTER* the service pack update. Gee *THANX* Bill, my customers *NEED* defective code!

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by:dangie
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I appreciate your input.  As you said, "Thanks Bill!"
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Bill sounds like the street vendor from Alladdin - "New bugs for Old! New bugs for Old!"
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