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Run-time Error 48. Error loading DLL

I encounter this run-time error only when I run the executable on a machine that does not have the VB 4.0 development environment on it. The app was developed with VB4.0 and has a couple of 3rd party controls in it.
The application is wrapped using Install Shield before being distributed.
Is there a procedure, utility or VB method which will help me trace which DLL is the cause of the above problem.
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malcolmm
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cedricdCommented:
i don't know if there's a method to trace it but all i know is that one or multiple dll (and / or ocx) are badly installed.
verify your install shield (if all the used ocx are present and the dll declared by you also).
You can also add manually the dll and the ocx.
you can also see at the msdn.microsoft.com/vbasic to see if there's a service pack for vb4.0. (all i know is that the install shield of vb4.0 isn't very good,the vb5.0's install shield is better).

hope it help you.

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malcolmmAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the reply cedricd. I know how to manually register a DLL or OCX, but my problem is that do not know which DLL or OCX to register. Also, I'm not using the setup wizard supplied by VB but a program called Install Shield Express.
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malcolmmAuthor Commented:
I have solved this nightmare problem on my own. How can I reclaim the points.
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anzenCommented:
Go to http://pobox.com/~stevemil (the Steve Miller's home page)
there You'll find a program called "Dependency Walker" which
allows You to see all the dependencies of a particular file, next
examine the APP files' dependencies and see which one is missing

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malcolmmAuthor Commented:
Thanks anzen, I have solved the problem but I will take a look at this program.
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