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You have Visual Studio .NET or Visual Studio 2005 installed on your computer. You create a Visual Basic 6.0 project that has a control that is bound to a data source. When you remove Visual Studio .NET or Visual Studio 2005 and then run you Visual Basic 6.0 project, you receive the following error message:
Run-time error '713':
Class not registered.
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This problem occurs because the Component Object Model (COM) based MSBind.dll is unregistered when you remove Visual Studio .NET or Visual Studio 2005. Visual Basic 6.0 uses MSBind.dll to bind the control to the data source. Therefore, when you run a Visual Basic 6.0 project that has a data-bound control, you receive the run-time error message.
To resolve this problem, register MSBind.dll again. To do this, you can use the Regsvr32.exe tool or you can add the reference to your Visual Basic 6.0 project so that the DLL is registered automatically. To add the reference to your project, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Steps to reproduce the behavior
For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 814707 - Last Review: November 14, 2007 - Revision: 3.3