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run time error 2147417848 VB6  ShowPrinter

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I have been running this line of code in my program for over 10 years running XP/Vista/7/8.

CommonDialog1.FLAGS = CommonDialog1.FLAGS - &H900000
CommonDialog1.ShowPrinter

Now I'm getting this error message
"run time error 2147417848 (80010108':
Method 'ShowPrinter' of object 'ICommonDialog' failed"

I had gotten this message in the past but when I would restart the program is would than work. Now it doesn't work at all.

I did a Google search only ten results and no answer.

I hope an expert can solve this for me soon.

Thanks
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You should use a valid Flags Property for Print Dialog e.g.:

CommonDialog1.Flags = cdlPDDisablePrintToFile Or cdlPDNoSelection
CommonDialog1.ShowPrinter

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These constants are listed in the Microsoft CommonDialog Control (MSComDlg) object library in the Object Browser (F2), "PrinterConstants".
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Thank you very much. It now works.
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