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time out on createobject

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Is there a time out on createobject or cocreateinstance call?

If yes, how do I change the time out parameter.

I have a case that vb initiate my object using createobject. However, my object requires at least 4 min to initialize. That will cause the createobject call some kind of timeout.

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p_biggelaar earned 100 total points
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I'm afraid I only have a partial answer. Yes there is something like a time-out. It also depends on what you try to do, but you can count on a timout after about 2 minutes. Unfortunately I can't tell you what you can do about it.
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by:Éric Moreau
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Have you check these properties:
    App.OleServerBusyTimeout
    App.OleRequestPendingTimeout
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by:EDDYKT
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To emoreau,

I did but those doesn't seem to be it.
It is because by default OLeserverbusytimeout is 10 second and olerequestpendingtimeout is 5 second.

the timeout on createobject is at least 90 second.

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by:kskourtis
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You can set either of these timeouts to very large values, because they are stored as Longs. For example, 86,400,000 milliseconds is a day, which is equivalent to an infinite timeout.

Plus you can have VB raise an error, which you can handle in your code.
Check out for details
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q138/0/66.asp
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by:EDDYKT
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Kskourtis,

I don't think this is what I want.

I did try this values, but there is no effect on createobject.


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