Re: Problem with in-proc server after upgrading to VS2005

"Drew" <dam@dam.dam>
Fri, 28 Dec 2007 16:02:19 -0600
Hi SvenC,

"SvenC" <svenc@community.nospam> wrote in message

Hi Drew,

After upgrading to VS2005 my DLL now fails to load in either
VB6 or VB 2005 with error 0x800700c1: "%1 is not a valid Win32

What I forgot: how do you load the dll from your VB6 app? Please show
the code which produces the error.

MyApp = new MyDLL.Application

Did you by accident create a 64-bit dll?

Configuration is set to Win32 and I have rebuilt all.
Is it possible for a Win32 DLL to link 64-bit libs?
Would it matter? (obviously it would if that's my problem)

Please check with Dependency Walker (
which dlls are loaded or tried to be loaded.

Looks like something here. When I profile the DLL one of the modules
is NOT_AN_IMAGE. However, the DLL still gives a registration
succeeded message. I'm not sure how to track down where it's getting

You could also turn on verbose mode of the linker to see which libs are
used: project props->Linker->General : "show progress" = "verbose"

Nothing jumps out at me, but there's an awful lot of output.


Otherwise: did you install the vcredist_x86.exe on the target machine
where your VB6 or VB2005 app is running?

App is attempting to run on development machine.

So the runtime should be fine.


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