Visual Basic 6.0

Installing Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows 7

Even though I'm running Windows 7, I still need to fire up Visual Basic 6 every once in a while to maintain my employer's ancient apps. The steps below were put together from a few posts on different sites; mostly for Vista, but so far everything has been running smoothly on 7 for me. Create a 0-byte file in the C:\Windows directory called msjava.dll. Don't just install via the Autorun executable; instead browse the Visual Studio 6 CD (or folder), right-click Setup.exe and select Run As Administrator. ......