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NewsArchive
07-28-1997, 12:00 AM
I have an OLE server that I created with VB 4 - 16 bit. It contains the
"OLESelfRegister" string in its version info. The setup I created using
ISE2.01 runs great under Win 95, but fails on Win 3.1 machines at the time
the server is being registered with a message box stating "Unable to
register the following files : myapp.exe". The only depencencies it has
are the standard VB required files and they are all already on the target
machine. The OLE server will register fine if I use regsvr on the same
machine. It just fails during the setup process.

Thanks in advance for any help,

Matthew Sellers

NewsArchive
08-08-1997, 12:00 AM
I have the same problem and mailed InstallShield and got the following
reply:


I apologize for taking so long to get reply back to you.

The news are that this is an issue with InstallShield Express when
installing a
16-bit self-registering OLE server exe's to win 3.1 platforms. The only
work-around for now is to copy files
as uncompressed and register it using regsvr. I've introduced this problem
to
the Express
developers--I can't give you any dates on when a fix for this will be
available. But the fact that
it often comes up should speed up the process.

Thanks and apologies for any inconvenience.
Dan

Any more news InstallShield?

Steve.


Matt Sellers <msellers@mindspring.com> wrote in article
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> I have an OLE server that I created with VB 4 - 16 bit. It contains the
> "OLESelfRegister" string in its version info. The setup I created using
> ISE2.01 runs great under Win 95, but fails on Win 3.1 machines at the
time
> the server is being registered with a message box stating "Unable to
> register the following files : myapp.exe". The only depencencies it has
> are the standard VB required files and they are all already on the target
> machine. The OLE server will register fine if I use regsvr on the same
> machine. It just fails during the setup process.
>
> Thanks in advance for any help,
>
> Matthew Sellers
>