Can I legally offer the Vb6 runtime files for download

Hi there!
Here's one that doesn't require any thinking. Simply a yes or no question.
A friend of mine has a web page that has a few downloads available that are written in Vb 6. He also has the Vb 6 runtime files as an executable. Can he 'legally' make that available for download on his site also, or does he have to refer the viewers to an official site somewhere?

I hope you won't sumbit as an answer unless you are sure. If you are sure, then go ahead.

Thank you!

mshaner
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mcriderConnect With a Mentor Commented:
My fault, I forgot to click answer as my first comment... so I'm doing it now...


The answer is YES...


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Since you agree to distribute the REDISTRIBUTABLES in object code only and the VB runtime is required to distribute your application, I would say "yes".
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mcriderCommented:
Besides, I've seen plenty of other sites offering the VB runtime files and microsoft hasn't trashed them...



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RuchiCommented:
The answer to your question is yes. I have seen a few sites that puts forward the VB runtime files as an executable.


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mcriderCommented:
Ruchi, that's what I said...
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RuchiCommented:
Mcrider,
Yes, that's what you said; I agree with you. I am not going to post this as an answer because you submitted it first.
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mshanerAuthor Commented:
Ok, Thank you! I guess that was plenty detailed...:-)

Thank you again!
mshaner
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mcriderCommented:
Thanks for the points! Glad I could help!


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