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Msvbvm50.dll Missing From Building Applications with Outlook 98

Symptoms
When you attempt to run the installation program on the companion disc for"Building Applications with Microsoft Outlook 98," you may receive thefollowing error message:
Error Starting Program
A required .DLL file, MSVBVM50.DLL, was not found.
The installation program will then exit.
Cause
The setup program requires Msvbvm50.dll to be installed in your\Windows\System folder. If this file is not present, the error will occur.
Resolution
The Msvbvm50.exe file from the Microsoft Download Center. To download this file, view the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
180071 FILE: Msvbvm50.exe Installs Visual Basic 5.0 Run-Time Files
More information
Programs written in Microsoft Visual Basic require that the client computerhave a local copy of the Microsoft Visual Basic Virtual Machine run-timeengine. "Building Applications with Microsoft Outlook 98" did not properlydistribute this engine.

See the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article for further informationon Msvbm50.exe:
180071 FILE: MSVBVM50.EXE Visual Basic 5.0 Run-Time Files
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Article ID: 187621 - Last Review: 06/22/2014 19:02:00 - Revision: 3.0

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