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VB crashes when i include any component from the project menu

Posted on 2003-11-18
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I go to project, componets...add a component (like richtext) when i press okay....VB 6 studio crashes.

is my software corrupt or only the ocx files that may be corrupt?
do i need to reinstall or just need to copt the relevant files in relevant directories?

let me know
thank you
animesh

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Its easier to just reinstall then to try and figure out what went wrong.
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by:sudhakar_koundinya
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uninstall the entire studio and start from scratch
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by:monkesdb
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at Uni the admin installed something to ensure that you couldn't add "unknown" components to a VB application. since it is possible to write a component, bring it on to the system and then execute it inside VB which could do harm, like a virus etc.

don't know what it was or how to get rid of it.

i concur, reinstall it.
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