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How to Install Visual Studio 6 on Windows 7


Visual Studio 6 .0 is the IDE for windows programming visual basic from Microsoft. You can simply install the Visual Studio 6 on windows xp ,But on windows 7 it through multiple error during installation due to which installation fails. 

How to Install Visual Studio 6 on Windows 7 Video 


So in this “How to Install Visual Studio 6 on Windows 7” tutorial, I will tell you how to install Visual Studio 6 on Windows 7 without any error. You need to follow the given steps carefully or you can watch the video given in the post.  

Here are the steps that you need to follow

  • Initially you’ll have to create a zero byte file which is a DLL file named MSJAVA. For those who are wondering on how to create it, just make a text file and change its extention to .DLL.
  • Open my computer, then windows and copy and replace the DLL file you had initially created.
  • Now you are set for the installation.
  • Insert your visual basic 6.0 CD into your computer.
  • Go to the root folder of the CD.
  • Right click on the SETUP.EXE file, select “run as administrator” .
  • Now open SETUP.EXE file, a prompt will ask for confirmation. Click on yes and also select run program.
  • Click next, then click on “I accept agreement”, then next enter name and company information, enter your product key and click on next.
  • Now select ‘custom setup’, otherwise your computer will not be compatible.
  • Now click on continue and then OK.
  • Setup may take some time to run, you’ll have to be patient.
  • Now finally, it will ask you to select installation location; from the menu, you only have to check visual basic data access and tools. Then further click on continue.
  • Now after a while a successful completion dialog box will appear, click OK, your VB 6 is finally installed in your computer.
  • You can run it from start menu.

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