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Vb4Run.exe Run-Time .dlls for Visual Basic 4.0 Apps

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SUMMARY
Vb4Run.exe is a self-extracting file that contains the run-time engine(s) for both the Microsoft Visual Basic 4.0 16-bit and 32-bit versions.
MORE INFORMATION
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Release Date: NOV-25-1998

For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
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    File Name               Size    -------------------------------    Vb40016.dll              913KB    Vb40032.dll              705KB				

Copy these files into the Windows\System directory on the computer where the Microsoft Visual Basic 4.0 applications will be run.

If the proper run-time engine is not installed on a system, the following errors occur when you try to run a Microsoft Visual Basic 4.0 application:

Windows 95 or Windows 98


Cannot find VB40016.DLL. Windows needs this file to run
C:\Project1.exe
-or-
Cannot find VB40032.DLL. Windows needs this file to run
C:\Project1.exe

Windows NT

Cannot find VB40016.DLL
-or-
Cannot find VB40032.DLL

After clicking the OK button, the follow error displays:
Cannot find file C:\Project1.exe (or one of its components). Check
to ensure the path and filename are correct and that all required
libraries are available.

NOTE: The filename that appears in the error message will be application specific.

Vb40016.dll is the run-time engine used by applications developed in Microsoft Visual Basic version 4.0 16-bit.

Vb40032.dll is the run-time engine used by applications developed in Microsoft Visual Basic version 4.0 32-bit.

In order to successfully run Visual Basic 4.0 applications, one of the preceding run-time files must be installed.
REFERENCES
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
196285 FILE: VB3Run.exe Run-Time .dll for Visual Basic 3.0 Apps
Vb4Run
Properties

Article ID: 196286 - Last Review: 12/05/2015 09:49:07 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft Visual Basic 4.0 Standard Edition, Microsoft Visual Basic 4.0 Professional Edition, Microsoft Visual Basic 4.0 Enterprise Edition

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