INFO: How to Determine If Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 3, 4, or 5 Is Installed

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SUMMARY

This article describes how to determine if Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 3 (SP3), Service Pack 4 (SP4), or Service Pack 5 (SP5) is installed.

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To determine which Visual Studio 6.0 service pack is installed:
  1. Start Registry Editor (Regedit.exe). To start Registry Editor, click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
  2. Locate and then click the following key:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\VisualStudio\6.0\ServicePacks
  3. View the REG_DWORD latest value. The data value equals the service pack version. For example, a data value of 0x00000005 (5) indicates that SP5 is installed.
For additional information about verifying that all of the files were installed, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
194022 INFO: Visual Studio 6.0 Service Packs, What, Where, Why
194295 HOWTO: Tell That a Visual Studio Service Pack Is Installed

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Article ID: 316915 - Last Review: October 25, 2006 - Revision: 4.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 4
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 5
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