richedit cotrol

i use win xp and visual c++6.0.whenever i place a richedit control and try to execute,my exe does not get
executed,but i get no compilation erroe.
at the same time the same project with the richedit control executes fine under win 98.

what is the problem?should i register any .ocx control or it is the error of xp.

help me.
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SteveGTRConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Be sure to check the return value of AfxInitRichEdit(). A value of FALSE indicates that the RICHED32.DLL could not be loaded.

if (!AfxInitRichEdit())
  // RichEdit controls did not initialize!

Good Luck,
Roshan DavisCommented:

"Important:-   If you are using a rich edit control in a dialog box (regardless whether your application is SDI, MDI, or dialog-based), you must call AfxInitRichEdit once before the dialog box is displayed. A typical place to call this function is in your program’s InitInstance member function. You do not need to call it for each time you display the dialog box, only the first time. You do not have to call AfxInitRichEdit if you are working with CRichEditView."

mimdAuthor Commented:
thank you it worked for me.
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