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How do I get deployed UserDocument-based VB project to work correctly?

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I am using vb6 and created an activex document exe project and has various userdocuments in it. I have tested these all locally and they all work fine.

Now when I go to package the project into a cab, I put the cab on the webserver and put the html into an html file. But when I attempt to visit the html page, it does ask me if i wish to install the cab file and I click yes, then when I click on a link on the same page that points to a vbd file it gives me the download prompt.

This doesn't make sense as the userdocument works just fine and has even been debugged. I even checked my Downloaded Program Files directory and the exe doesn't exist there, nor does the inf file. Why isn't it working correctly?
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by:Éric Moreau
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Welcome to a technology that has never worked on PCs other then the one it was developed on!

Forget all about it and rewrite in VB.Net which has WebForms applications that are working.
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I'd rather not have to learn an almost entirely new language just for this project though.
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no problem
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Thanks  emoreau !

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