A Chilkat ActiveX user (in VB6) was struggling with a “Permission denied (Error 70)”. It occurred on the very first call to a Chilkat method (UnlockBundle). Solution: The solution is that the ActiveX DLL somehow did not have read + execute permissions. The 1st access to a method in the ActiveX triggered the runtime to load the DLL, and this […]
This post shows how to install the 32-bit Chilkat ActiveX using the 32-bit MSI installer here: https://www.chilkatsoft.com/downloads_ActiveX.asp Step 1. Download and run the MSI installer. Step 2. In Windows Explorer, navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Chilkat Software, Inc\Chilkat 32-bit ActiveX Double-click on CheckChilkatActiveX.exe You should see the following dialog: Step 3. Choose an ActiveX class from the “Choose an ActiveX Object” dropdown. For […]
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) * DO NOT unzip in C:\Windows or C:\Windows\system32. Never put […]
The GitHub C# Project to Check ActiveX Registration and Which VC++ Redistributables are Installed has been updated. Note: It should contain a pre-compiled executable located in bin\x86\Release (for non .NET programmers).
Chilkat may begin providing .msi installers for the 32-bit and 64-bit ActiveX components. Here are .msi installers for testing: (version 184.108.40.206) 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++ 2008 runtime. To check the registration, run the CheckChilkatActiveX.exe program […]
Fixed the AbortCheck and PercentDone events for the Single-DLL ActiveX. These events did not fire. This was a problem that only affected the Single-DLL ActiveX.
(Also see the ActiveX DLL Registration Tutorial) The first step is to determine if you need to register the ActiveX DLL compiled for 32-bit or 64-bit. If your computer is 32-bit, the choice is obviously 32-bit. Let’s start with it: How to Register a 32-bit DLL on a 32-bit Windows operating system Using a text editor, create a .bat file […]