Reasons for multiple Form Paint Events Vb6
Posted on 2013-06-19
We have VB6 application that has been deployed to 500+ clients. 499 are working fine but one computer is causing a paint event on a form to be raised 10x the number of other machines. I feel like i understand the lifecycle of a vb6 form, and I'm not a fan of the paint method for his it is implemented in our code but I inherited the code.
This client is blaming our software, even though it runs on another 9 workstations around him and he is refusing to accept the fact that it is something on his machine and not our code that is causing the problem.
So, my question is: Does anyone know what might cause a form event to get fired multiple times because of a graphics card, refresh rate, logmein, virus, etc. I'm capturing the event occurring multiple times in a log file but I don't know what is causing it on this one machine.
I need something measurable to show this client that it is something about his OS or hardware configuration that it isn't our code.
Thanks for any help you might provide.