COM Interop Part 2 Sample
This sample demonstrates how to use a C# server with a C++ COM client.
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This sample requires that you run the regasm.exe tool. On Windows Vista with the new User Account Control feature (UAC), regasm can only be run if you are logged in as an administrator. For more information about how to develop UAC-compliant applications, see Windows Vista Application Development Requirements for User Account Control Compatibility.
To build and run the COM Interop Part 2 sample within Visual Studio
In Solution Explorer, right-click the COMClient project, and then click Properties.
Open the Configuration Properties folder, and then click Debug.
In the Command Line Arguments property, type a name.
On the Debug menu, click Start Without Debugging.
To build and run the COM Interop Part 2 sample from a command prompt
Use the Change Directory command to change to the COMInteropPart2\COMClient directory.
Copy the C# server code to the COMClient directory:
Compile the server:
csc /target:library CSharpServer.cs regasm CSharpServer.dll /tlb:CSharpServer.tlb
Compile the client (make sure that the path and environment variables are set correctly with vcvars32.bat):
Run the client: