Install fails on XP

I'm trying to install a VB6 SP6 app on XP SP1 and each time it tries to install 14 files, then says they are out of date and would I like to update them, I say yes, the install continues and instructs me to reboot and run set up again, wghich I do.  Then I run setup again and the same thing happens.  I am logged on the xp machine as administrator.  What else can I tell you to help you help me solve this issue?
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brianb99999Commented:
This is a known bug, see:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q191096/

In my experience, the fixes mentioned work some of the time, you would be better off switching to INNO (free) or some other setup creation tool.
www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php

Make sure you download the 3rd party tools - they will help generate setup scripts and read through the FAQ on VB

Brian.
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
remove msvcrt.dll from the setup.lst file
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inthedarkCommented:
The problem with the PDF is that you realy need to place the orriginal windows 95 dlls into the ....\pdwizard\redist folder.  I also updat ethe setup1.exe (compiled with a larger version number), in the pdwizard folder as there is a bug in setup.exe which will not load your version of setup1.exe if it finds a leter version already in the windows folder.  There are also several other bugs in setup1.exe so all this may starts to sound a bit of a pain, which is why the INNO (free) suggestion starts to make a lot more sense.
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inthedarkCommented:
PDF = PD Wizzard
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Joachim CarreinSr. Software DeveloperCommented:
i used to have the problem to, but with installing the SP for VB it was solved, strangly you already have it installed and it still isn't working
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