Cannot Load VB6 on Windows 10. Installed OK but error on opening existing project.
Posted on 2016-10-07
We still custom program some applications in vb6. We got the Visual Basic 6 dev environment to work on Win 7, but have had issues with loading it on Win 10. We used some Italian guys solution (Visual Studio 6 installer) that was developed specifically for this issue. It seemed to work and it appears if we start a project from scratch, it is ok. The problem is if we try to open one of our existing projects, we get an error of "cannot access registry" and stops right there. Not sure what it is trying to access at that point. Any ideas ?