work with WinIo.dll

Hi Friend !!
i'm working in a project  that needs to use parallel port.
My operating system is (Win XP) and language is VB6.
i  have a problem with initialize this .dll.
in fact initialize function of this dll don't work and take error.
Thanks
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OHDev2004Commented:
WinIo.dll is not supported in WinXP , 2000 due to security reasons ,,
i had the same problem but i found another 3rd parity Dll same as this one which works
in all versions of windows here it is:
http://www.geekhideout.com/downloads/io.dll

here are the declarations needed :
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Private Declare Sub PortOut Lib "IO.DLL" (ByVal Port As Integer, ByVal Data As Byte)
Private Declare Sub PortWordOut Lib "IO.DLL" (ByVal Port As Integer, ByVal Data As Integer)
Private Declare Sub PortDWordOut Lib "IO.DLL" (ByVal Port As Integer, ByVal Data As Long)
Private Declare Function PortIn Lib "IO.DLL" (ByVal Port As Integer) As Byte
Private Declare Function PortWordIn Lib "IO.DLL" (ByVal Port As Integer) As Integer
Private Declare Function PortDWordIn Lib "IO.DLL" (ByVal Port As Integer) As Long
Private Declare Sub SetPortBit Lib "IO.DLL" (ByVal Port As Integer, ByVal Bit As Byte)
Private Declare Sub ClrPortBit Lib "IO.DLL" (ByVal Port As Integer, ByVal Bit As Byte)
Private Declare Sub NotPortBit Lib "IO.DLL" (ByVal Port As Integer, ByVal Bit As Byte)
Private Declare Function GetPortBit Lib "IO.DLL" (ByVal Port As Integer, ByVal Bit As Byte) As Boolean
Private Declare Function RightPortShift Lib "IO.DLL" (ByVal Port As Integer, ByVal Val As Boolean) As Boolean
Private Declare Function LeftPortShift Lib "IO.DLL" (ByVal Port As Integer, ByVal Val As Boolean) As Boolean
Private Declare Function IsDriverInstalled Lib "IO.DLL" As Boolean

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inform me if you need any helpo :) OHDev
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