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    Can VB 6 co-exist with VisualStudio 2003 (VB 6, Visual Studio 2003)

    If I install VB 6.0 on the same workstation as VisualStudio 2003 do you think it would work? Or, should I partition the drive and install VB 6.0 in a separate area to be safe? I'm concerned about dll crashes etc.

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    Re: Can VB 6 co-exist with VisualStudio 2003 (VB 6, Visual Studio 2003)

    VB 6 and VS .NET co-habitate quite well.
    Indeed, MSFT even recommends that both be installed as that may facilitate migrating some VB 6 code to VB .NET.

    As I recall, the readme file discusses te pros/cons of installing both.

    I've not run ionto any problems (yet).

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    Re: Can VB 6 co-exist with VisualStudio 2003 (VB 6, Visual Studio 2003)

    That's good news. Thanks Howard.

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    Re: Can VB 6 co-exist with VisualStudio 2003 (VB 6, Visual Studio 2003)

    I can corroborate what Howard has said.

    On our site, we have .Net code invokind VB6 executrables without problems. That did take a little bit of working out, but now that it's settled in, it's working well.
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    Re: Can VB 6 co-exist with VisualStudio 2003 (VB 6, Visual Studio 2003)

    As with other Microsoft products (*cough*Office*cough*) I would recommend installing multiple versions from Oldest to Newest, rather than trying to install an older version alongside a much newer version.

    If you already have the newer versions installed you may want to reinstall after installing the older version.

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    Re: Can VB 6 co-exist with VisualStudio 2003 (VB 6, Visual Studio 2003)

    You better get something to tame that cough, or wear a mask when you post.

    The VS .NET README describes what to do.
    There are problems that can occur if th ecritters are installed in thewrong order.

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