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    Object Library Not Registered

    I have been using Windows 7 with SP1 and Visual Basic 6 with SP6 on a 64 bit computer.

    Just had a hard disk crash. With a new drive, I restored the original software as
    delivered when it was purchased plus 119 Microsoft updates plus re-loaded all the
    software programs I use, including VB6 and Service Pack 6.

    I have written one critical program using the Tree View control in file c:\windows
    \Syswow64\MSCOMCTL.OCX.

    I opened, in VB6 IDE, the Project/Components menu , scrolled down and
    checked the "Microsoft Windows Common Controls 6.0 (SP6)" entry. The
    location for this file is shown as "c:\Windows\SYSWOW64\MSCOMCTL .OCX".

    After clicking OK, I get a popup saying "Object Library Not Registered".

    After seaching the Internet for a solution, I opened the run conmmand and
    entered:

    cd c:\Windows\SYSWOW64\
    regsvr32 MSCOMCTL.OCX

    The result is a popup saying "DLLRegisterServer in mscomctl.ocx succeeded."

    I also tried:
    regtlib.exe MSCOMCTL.OCX
    and got the response in the Command window of "Registration of mscomctl.ocx
    successful."

    Yet, back in VB6 IDE, when I open Project/Component menu and again check
    "Microsoft Windows Common Controls 6.0 (SP6)", I get the same message:
    "Object Library Not Registered",

    So far, I have tried everything I can think of to fix this. Restarting the computer, even re-loaded VB6 and Service Pack 6, etc., etc. Same results.

    I am at my wits end on this one. If anyone can offer some advice on what is
    wrong or better, how to fix it, I will be very grateful. I really need to get this
    program working.

    Peter

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