Solved

Distribution of VB6 app with sysinfo.ocx causes regstration errors on some but not all systems tested

Posted on 2006-11-20
4
2,622 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I recently added sysinfo.ocx to my VB6 app. On the development machine, WXP professional SP2, it works normally. On this machine the sysinfo.ocx version in system32 is 6.0.88.77.

When I test the app on a W2K machine, no errors occur with sysinfo.ocx, the version of which is 6.0.81.69. With a WXP Home machine, no errors occur, and the version is 6.0.81.69

But a test machine with WXP professional SP2, following an update (not a full install) of my VB6 app, this error occurs:

"Run-time error 339 Component sysinfo.ocx or one of its dependencies not correctly registered: a file is missing or invalid."

sysinfo.ocx cannot be found on this machine

~~~

Help and advice gratefully received. For example, should the Inno installer that I use for the updating of the app also distribute and register sysinfo.ocx?  

TIA, Gordon

0
Comment
Question by:Gordon_Atherley
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:hongjun
ID: 17980277
yes
0
 
LVL 33

Accepted Solution

by:
hongjun earned 500 total points
ID: 17980287
you need to distribute all ocx / dll including sysinfo.ocx on all machines.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Gordon_Atherley
ID: 17980403
Thanks hongjun

I'll test this out and get back shortly

Gordon
0
 

Author Comment

by:Gordon_Atherley
ID: 17980947
Problem solved, thanks hongjun
0

Featured Post

Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The debugging module of the VB 6 IDE can be accessed by way of the Debug menu item. That menu item can normally be found in the IDE's main menu line as shown in this picture.   There is also a companion Debug Toolbar that looks like the followin…
I was working on a PowerPoint add-in the other day and a client asked me "can you implement a feature which processes a chart when it's pasted into a slide from another deck?". It got me wondering how to hook into built-in ribbon events in Office.
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…

776 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question