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troubleshooting Question

32Bit Service working in Windows 7 64 Bit

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I have a service application written in VS2005 VB.NET.

The application uses a COM object that is written in VB6.

The application works fine on most machines and was working fine on this machine until recently.

The machine is a windows 7 64Bit machine.

The application will run just fine until it initialized the COM object, it claims it can not find it.

I read that to use 32bit COM objects you have to run as a 32 Bit application.

I recompiled the service as a 32Bit application and it will not start on the windows 7 64 Bit machine.  

I do not want to rewrite the windows COM object as a .Net class.  It would be very complex to do so.

any ideas?

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