Install vb6 application

When I try install VB6 Application on
PC which hasn't installed VB6 every time
I have message:
 An error occured while registering the file 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\EXPSRV.DLL'           Abort/Retry/Ignore

And the same message maybe for OCX controls and other necessary VB6 files.

How can I install VB6 Applications without any weird messages like it was in VB5 ?
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Hai George,

I would like a more info abt. ur problem r u sayin' that u've made a setup package in a setup creation software like installshield or package and deployment in vb6 i want more precise explanation!!

georgemanAuthor Commented:
Hi bharat
I created setup package from VB6 Package
and Deployment Wizard / Package
Install shield is a better option for the preparing install set up as compared to VB6.0 Set up...
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I believe "error registering 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\EXPSRV.DLL' is a known bug/issue to the P&D wizard - search the MS knowledge base or EE.

However, like already suggested, my advise is also to get rid of the P&D wizard and use some 3th party tool like IS Express/Professional or WISE.

I believe MS has launched a new SETUP tool, but I got no experience with it - and prefer to keep it that way.

You must have REGSVR32.EXE file in the system directory!
Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
This DLL can't be registred.

You have a couple of solution that you can apply to correct your problem. The easiest way is to installed SP3 and rebuild your package. You can also check

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georgemanAuthor Commented:
Thanks to all guys who tried to help me.
I did download SP3 (as emoreau said), rebuilt all my VB6 apps, created new installation SW, tested it and now everything works OK.
That's reason why I rejected akos_m's answer and must give 70 points to emoreau. Anyway thanks again to akos_m's.
Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
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