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Hello there,
So I want to create a program which can establish a TCP socket connection on Internet. But I don;t want to use any ActiveX controls or whatever it is. I just need a simple EXE file which run on each PC.

Regards A.Matev
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by:Epsylon
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Try this demo:

http://www3.ewebcity.com/joep/relaychat.zip

Multiple clients can connect to a server and chat with each other.
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by:razor111
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Do you think this sample can be runned on each one PC?

I don't know any additional files in my program. Just one EXE file
Do you understand me?
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by:Freaky
ID: 2551944
Try the FastNet components shipped with
Delphi.

They work quite good and on every computer - just TCP/IP has to be installed ;)

If you need more info, write back.

greets

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by:ZifNab
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Hi razor,

Go to http://www.rtfm.be/fpiette/

And download the FWS (actually cardware) ICS component pack. This pack doesn't uses ActiveX, ole, dll (except the winsock dll of windows :-)).

Also download the demo's.
Then go to : http://www.rtfm.be/fpiette/usermadeuk.htm

And download these example programs which you need

Regards, Zif.
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by:razor111
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where can I found them?
FastNet
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by:Epsylon
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Which Delphi version do you have?

In Delphi 5 Enterpise the Fastnet components under the 'Fastnet' tab. In Delphi 4 client/server they are to be found under the 'Intenet' tab.

IMO these components really s*ck.

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by:razor111
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Adjusted points to 80
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by:razor111
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Can you tell me hot to user this FastNet component
And are you sure it doesn't need any OCX,DLL files or sth like them?

I need a little source code (especially how to getthe incoming data)

Regards : A.Matev
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by:razor111
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Can you tell me how to use this FastNet component
And are you sure it doesn't need any OCX,DLL files or sth like them?

I need a little source code (especially how to get the incoming data with FastNet)

Regards : A.Matev
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by:Epsylon
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Did you try my example?
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by:razor111
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Yes I did
But it uses an ActiveX control (I think so)
Is that right?

If not I will accept your answer
(but first I'm gonna test it)
:)
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by:Epsylon
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No ActiveX! Just 2 exe's, a client (you can run multiple clients) and a server who talk to each other using TCP/IP.
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by:razor111
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So it can be runned on each PC?
Only with Windows 9x installed? right?
Are you sure?
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by:Epsylon
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Yes, but why don't you just try it?
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by:Epsylon
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Let me correct my previous comment.
It runs on all win9x PC's with TCP/IP installed.
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by:razor111
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I will tomorrow
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by:Epsylon
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by:Epsylon
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Any success yet?
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by:Freaky
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Hi Razor !

Strange, but another participant of the ExpertsExchange has solved his problems with the FastNet-Components...

My opinion is that the rejection of my answer wasn't correct, but if you think
it's the way it should go ....
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Razor!?!?
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