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256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you try to install the Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Processor Pack on a computer that is running Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 5 (SP5) and Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 SP6, you may receive the following error message:
ERROR: This version of Processor Pack will only install on Visual C++ 6.0 Service Pack 5
If you upgrade from Visual Basic 6.0 SP5 to Visual Basic 6.0 SP6, the DWORD value of the latest registry entry is 6 in the following registry subkey:
When you install the Visual C++ 6.0 Processor Pack, the installer checks this registry value. Because the DWORD value of the latest registry subkey is 6, the Processor Pack is not installed successfully.
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To work around this problem, modify the DWORD value to 5 in the latest entry of the following registry subkey: