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I think that the service pack 3 for VB5 may solve one or two problems that I have, and have been searching on the Mmicrosoft site for it. I can find the file Vb5_sp3.exe, but when I run it I get a message saying that the file was not compiled to a version compatible with my CPU. I'm running VB5 under Windows 98 on a Cyrix processor. Even so, when I unzip it there is no file VSSP3.EXE, which from reading all the Microsoft stuff it appears is the file I need. If I search for the file VSSP3.EXE at Microsoft then it's no-where to be found. Anyone any ideas ?

Ii don't mind giving out the points, but please don't lock it unless you're 100% certain - this way other people get the chance to answer.
Thanks in advance
Dave
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by:a111a111a111
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I hope you have VB SP 3 in the size of 13 MB.
if not go to ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/developr/visualstudio/sp3/vb5/

If you need the file VSSps.exe let me know the size of the file.

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Correction: What is VSSP3.EXE?


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As well try here:
http://www.eu.microsoft.com/msdownload/vs97sp/core.asp

you'll find all you need here


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by:idcanada
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This is really something you should forward to Microsoft.
Call their tech. support.


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by:dgb001
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idcanada, thanks for taking the trouble to post an answer, but please take note of "Please don't lock this unless you're 100% certain of the answer". I'm afraid you're response doesn't really give me what I'm looking for.
Thanks anyway,
Dave


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Did you got any help from my comments?
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idcanada, thanks for taking the trouble to post an answer, but please take note of "Please don't lock this unless you're 100% certain of the answer". I'm afraid you're response doesn't really give me what I'm looking for.
Thanks anyway,
Dave


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a111a111a111, thanks very much - that seems to be exactly what I need. You'll need to give me a day or so to download it all, but I'll post a comment and let you know and then you can collect the points - don't worry that I'm going to run off with the points or anything as I will always give them where they are due.
Again, thanks for your help - so far looks good.
Regards
Dave
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OKAY,
If you need any more help let me know.
shayplace@hotmail.com
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Yes, that's great a111a111a111. Just what I needed. Post it as an answer and I can give you the points.

Many thanks
Dave

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I hope you have VB SP 3 in the size of 13 MB.
       if not go to ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/developr/visualstudio/sp3/vb5/ 

       If you need the file VSSps.exe let me know the size of the file.
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Dave, Any time.

Thanks for the comments.
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