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In Microsoft Windows Server 2003, you can use COM+ partitions to partition an application to run independently of other configurations of the application. Each configuration of the application is installed in a separate partition and can be separately managed. How you manage each configuration of an application depends on the specific needs of the application users. You can create an instance of an application that is hosted in these partitions by providing a COM+ partition moniker and a remote server name.
When you call the CreateObject method in Microsoft Visual Basic for Windows 6.0 Service Pack 5 or an earlier version, and you specify both a COM+ partition moniker and a remote server name, you receive the following error message:
Note The following syntax is used to call the CreateObject method to reproduce this problem:
Run-time error '463': Class not registered on local machine
Support for remote COM+ partitions is not implemented in the Microsoft Visual Basic runtime that is provided with Visual Basic for Windows 6.0 Service Pack 5 or an earlier version.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
Note You must have a Visual Studio license agreement to obtain this hotfix.
To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites are required.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------- 29-Apr-2004 01:48 220.127.116.11 1,386,496 Msvbvm60.dll 29-Apr-2004 01:40 18.104.22.16884 1,697,552 Vba6.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For additional information about COM+ application guidelines for Microsoft Visual Basic development, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms809241.aspxFor additional information about the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 832584 - Last Review: February 12, 2007 - Revision: 2.5