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VS.NET, Visual Studio 6 and Service Pack 2

Posted on 2004-10-21
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I've got a brand new machine.    It's fresh out of the box, with xp and sp2 on it.  I am trying to install vs.net and vs6 on it.  I was able to install VS.NET w/no problem, but when I try to launch a new project, it tells me "Library not found".    No idea what library it's referring to.   The event log is blank.    

VS6 errors on install w/several .dll's.   Any ideas?   Do I need to disable anything or adjust any settings?   I really think this is an SP2 issue.  
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    by:msdixon
    well, if you got errors installing VS6, and you installed that after .net, i would go back and try to re-install VS.Net. does vs6 work?

    i have xp sp2 and vs.net, but not version 6, and everything works fine.
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    try it hard way :

    1.uninstall vs.net and uninstall vs6
    2.uninstall sp2 (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/875350)
    3.install vs6
    4.install vs.net
    5.download and install sp2

    I did this way and it seems to work ok.

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    by:mikosha
    Hi there:)
    It worked for you ?
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