Cannot run VB application in 2000. VB application created in XP. Different windows platform give different thing?

Hi experts,

i'm creating a standard exe project using visual basic. All my work on this i done it in windows xp. meaning that when i create my VB into exe file, i run smoothly in windows xp. but when i want to run in windows 2000, windows give error something like this..
"<my project > generated an error. Windows need to close the application. Error log file is created." .
i don't know what happen. i also can't find the error log file. All this don't happen when i'm using windows xp.

please help me..

thanks a lot
Diode_TempAsked:
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Krash_ioCommented:
I'm going to guess that you're using VB6, in that case make sure you have service pack 5.

Make sure the windows 2000 machine has the latest service pack.

If that doesn't work, try compiling the program on a 2k machine.


Good luck!
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Diode_TempAuthor Commented:
i thing i don't get.. i have created an application (exe file) using VB..
so if i want to run the application in a different computer.. do the other computer need to have Visual Basic install in it?
Because what i think.. if it is already an application file ( exe file) so no need VB to be install in order to run the application.. But what happen is i cannot run the application in windows 2000 which don't have VB install.. Is it the case?
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EDDYKTCommented:
You need VB runtime in order to run

Use Package & Deployment Wizard to package your app and install on Win2k machine and run
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TimW1Commented:
You software needs to be deployed.  There are many install programs like Installshield, Wise etc.  The WORST being the package and deployment wizard that comes with VB.  If you have any ActiveX DLL's or EXE's you have written and your application depends on them, they need to be copied to the destination pc and registered in windows.  
I think that Windows 2k comes with the VB 6 runtime.  It is more likely that you have a control (ocx) or something that the main exe depends on that is not on the 2k pc.
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