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I have the original MSDN that came with my Visual Basic.  I know there is a newer version that works with integrated F1 help.  What is that version?  

Anyone know where I can get it from?
I have about 50 MSDN's and maybe it will be one of those but I think I ran into this in past and it is one of versions somehow I did not get / have a subscription at the time.

thanks terry
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by:JR2003
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The July 2001 version works ok.
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by:terryhdbailey
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What is the version that comes with VB6.0?
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The latest/last version that was integrated with VS6 was October 2001.
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by:terryhdbailey
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Is there a place to get this version?  Or is it worth the trouble and should I use a newer version of MSDN?
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by:fds_fatboy
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>>Is there a place to get this version

I get mine from microsoft.
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by:terryhdbailey
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They still have OCTober 2001?

I have a subscription to MSDN but I understand that the integration of most version except what came with it and october 2001 does not work?  Is that true or is there a work around for it?
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by:fds_fatboy
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They keep posting me Oct 2001. I've got at least four of them. I am using it for VB6 (integrated) and a later version (Oct 2003)- for dotNet. I haven't had any problems at all.

I suppose I really should get around to updating Oct 2003 though.
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by:terryhdbailey
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"They" who is they?  You mean they still send oct 2001 out to you?    Does the october 2003 dotNet still have support / docs/samples for vb 6.0?

thanks terry
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by:fds_fatboy
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Anyway, if you have an MSDN subscription, you can download a copy at the MSDN subscriber downloads web page.
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by:terryhdbailey
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you can?  let me try that......  Do they still have the old ones too?  
I have a subscription but will have to figure out where the online msdn is as I am not sure I have used it.

terry
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Go to http://msdn.microsoft.com/subscriptions and follow the link to Subscriber downloads. You need your MSDN subscription linked to a Microsoft Passport to sign in.

They don't have all the old ones - but Oct 2001 is still current for VS 6.0
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