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This article describes how to avoid loading a second instance of an application when the user already has one instance running. It also sets the focus to the first instance of the Visual Basic application when you attempt to start a second instance of the same application.
For more information about preventing multiple instances of a Visual Basic 4.0 16-bit application, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/142937/ )How to prevent multiple instances of a VB application
Article ID: 185730 - Last Review: May 3, 2005 - Revision: 4.0