INFO: Install Visual Basic 6.0 Complete from Visual Studio

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Visual Basic 6.0 ships separately and as a part of Visual Studio 6.0. This article describes how to achieve a complete installation of Visual Basic 6.0 using the Visual Studio installation program.


Each component listed below will need to be installed with the Visual Studio 6.0 installation program to ensure the same development environment that Visual Basic 6.0 standalone offers.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0
  • Core Files
  • Package And Deployment Wizard
  • Wizards and Templates
  • Webclass Designer
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0 ActiveX (available from the main Custom setup dialog)

Data Access
  • ADO, RDS, and OLE DB Providers
  • Microsoft ODBC Drivers
  • Jet IISAM Drivers*
  • Remote Data Objects and Controls
  • Data Environment
Enterprise Features And Tools**
  • Application Performance Explorer
  • Visual Basic Enterprise Components
  • Visual Component Manager
  • Repository
  • Microsoft Visual Modeler
  • Metafiles
  • Bitmaps
  • Cursors
  • Icon Library
  • Video
  • Ms Info
  • API Text Viewer
*Not installed with a "Typical" installation of Visual Basic 6.0. A "Custom" installation is needed to add these components.

**Only available with the Enterprise Edition of Visual Basic 6.0.


Article ID: 188573 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 1.1
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Enterprise Edition
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