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support for OLE 1.0

Posted on 2010-11-09
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Do Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2 support OLE 1? I have been unable to find specific documentation about this.
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by:senad
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They should since OLE2 is back-compatible (they both sit on COM).
But read this :
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd942557%28PROT.10%29.aspx
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Thanks for the reply. I thought it should also. However in Vista, packager.exe was replaced with packager.dll and is not handled correctly in olecli32.dll. It tries to create a process with packager.dll as if it was packager.exe and therefore fails. It seems there are a lot of issues logged to Microsoft and they are not fixing it.
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by:amorales63
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I was told the same thing I suspected. It turns out to be a Microsoft bug they are not fixing.
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