Test Creating ActiveX Object using VBScript (.vbs)

This article guides you to verify that the Chilkat ActiveX is installed properly and that it’s possible to create an instance of the object. Please first read this tutorial to understand basic concepts:  https://chilkatsoft.com/activex_dll_registration_tutorial.asp Step 1.  Download the 32-bit Chilkat ActiveX from here: https://chilkatsoft.com/downloads_ActiveX.asp *select the Zip Install (manual registration) …

Chilkat ActiveX Object Creation in VB6 (Visual Basic 6.0)

Most ActiveX objects, including Chilkat, provide what is called a “dual interface”.   A dual interface allows for programs to bind at compile-time (early binding) or at runtime (late binding). The type of binding is determined by how the object is created.  For example, compile-time binding in VB6 looks like this: …

Chilkat ActiveX MSI Installers

Chilkat may begin providing .msi installers for the 32-bit and 64-bit ActiveX components. Here are .msi installers for testing: (version 9.5.0.56) Chilkat 32-bit ActiveX MSI Installer Chilkat 64-bit ActiveX MSI Installer Installing the .msi should register the ActiveX. The .msi also includes the required MSM merge module for the VC++ …

Using regsvr32 to Register a 32-bit ActiveX or 64-bit ActiveX on Windows 64-bit System

A 64-bit Windows system has two separate registries — one for 32-bit processes, and one for 64-bit processes. The reason for this is simple: Let’s say your application instantiates an instance of an ActiveX component by calling CreateObject(“Chilkat.Ssh”). If your application is running in a 32-bit address space, the registry …