troubleshooting Question

Reading PDF metadata: problems with PDFVersion(Acrobat 3x), any workarounds with VB6?

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When Acrobat Pro 6 is installed, the following VB 6 code works well
 
        Dim oPDF As Object
        Set oPDF = CreateObject("AcroExch.PDDoc")
        oPDF.Open (PathtoMyfile)        
        sFileTitle = oPDF.GetInfo("Title")

However, when this code encounters a PDF file with PDFVersion(Acrobat3.x) it hangs and eventually crashes.

Please can an expert suggest a workaround, such as a trap to detect the version before the hang/crash, or better yet, of course, a way to read the metadata of the legacy version?

Gordon
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