Compile VB 6 as Windows 3.1 app? 
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 Compile VB 6 as Windows 3.1 app?


>I am using VB6 and would like to know if it's possible to compile an
>application for use in Windows 3.1 environment?
>Thanks for help!


Lee Weiner
weiner AT fuse DOT net

Tue, 14 Aug 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
 Compile VB 6 as Windows 3.1 app?
On 27 Feb 1999 05:33:18 GMT, CeGul SW pondered:

> As far as I understand, VB6 is strictly 32-bit.  You may be able to run a VB6
> app on W3.x if they're also running the Win32s extensions, but I couldn't tell
> you for sure...been a long time since I've even seen W3.x.<g>

Win32s is only a subset of the 32-bit API that was eventually put into
Windows9x. For this reason, programs created with VB4/32bit and VB5 and later
will *NOT* work on Win3.x, even with Win32s installed. Plain Win3.x won't run
them at all (just gives a black screen which then disappears), but with Win32s,
they will *try* to run, but will bomb out with an error before even getting

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Fri, 17 Aug 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
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