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Old 01-10-2019, 08:07 AM
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Make VB6 Action can't find VB6.exe

For some reason VBP can't automatically locate VB6.exe. But it is in the usual / default location:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\VB98\VB6.EXE

What factors determine how that locator process works? Why might this fail?

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Old 01-10-2019, 09:31 PM
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The Make VB6 action looks for the default value under the following registry keys:
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HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VisualBasic.Project\shell\Make\command

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VisualBasic.Project\shell\open\command
and if found, strips off anything following .exe and uses that filename for the VB6 executable.

You may need to repair or reinstall VB6 if this isn't working.
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Old 01-24-2019, 10:18 AM
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My registry has "Visual Basic Project" instead of "VisualBasic.Project". Strange.

VB6 works fine otherwise.

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