troubleshooting Question

strange VB Manifest problem

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Hi,

Im trying to use a manifest file so my controls looks like XP style, now i have the following code:
Public Function InitCommonControlsVB() As Boolean
   On Error Resume Next
   Dim iccex As tagInitCommonControlsEx
   ' Ensure CC available:
   With iccex
       .lngSize = LenB(iccex)
       .lngICC = ICC_USEREX_CLASSES
   End With
   InitCommonControlsEx iccex
   InitCommonControlsVB = (Err.Number = 0)
   On Error GoTo 0
End Function

Public Sub Main()

   InitCommonControlsVB
   
   Load frm_Main
   frm_Main.Show

End Sub

and the manifest file is:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes" ?>
<assembly xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1" manifestVersion="1.0">
    <assemblyIdentity
        version="1.0.0.0"
        processorArchitecture="X86"
        name="CompanyName.ProductName.YourAppName"
        type="win32" />
    <description>Your application description here</description>
    <dependency>
        <dependentAssembly>
            <assemblyIdentity
                type="win32"
                name="Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls"
                version="6.0.0.0"
                processorArchitecture="X86"
                publicKeyToken="6595b64144ccf1df"
                language="*" />
        </dependentAssembly>
    </dependency>
</assembly>


now the problem, my controls looks like:
http://genesis-kiith.no-ip.com/why.gif

you see the cancel button looks very good a but there is the funny black border around the other 2 buttons? (Excuss the bad image quality)

Now i have tried different XP Styles, everyone of them looks like that

there is nothing different between the 3 buttons apart from the font, they were copys of each other (I tried none copies too)

Anyone have an idea?

thanks in advanced
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