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Visual Basic 6.0 Downloads

Essential Downloads

Code Advisor for Visual Basic 6.0

This application plugs-in to Visual Basic 6.0 to analyze your code and suggest possible improvements.

Visual Basic 6.0 to Visual Basic .NET Upgrade Assessment Tool

Analyze your Visual Basic 6.0 projects to determine what issues you will need to address to be able to upgrade.

Interop Forms Toolkit 2.1

Used to enable phased migration, this free add-in for Visual Studio simplifies the process of displaying .NET forms and controls in a Visual Basic 6 application.

Visual Basic Power Packs

Contains a set of controls to use in .NET forms that are familiar to Visual Basic 6 developers. It includes a DataRepeater control, Line and Shape controls, a PrintForm component, and a Printer Compatibility.

Additional Downloads

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Service Pack 6 Cumulative Update
A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system running Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Service Pack 6 and gain complete control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft.

Service Pack 6 for Visual Basic 6.0
Service Pack 6 for Visual Basic 6.0 provides the latest updates to Visual Basic 6.0. It is recommended for all users of Visual Basic 6.0.

Service Pack 6 for Visual Basic 6.0: Run-Time Redistribution Pack
vbrun60sp6.exe is a self-extracting executable file that installs versions of the Microsoft Visual Basic run-time files required by all applications created with Visual Basic 6.0.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Common Controls
Update for the Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Common Controls: mscomctl.ocx and comctl32.ocx.

Visual Basic 6.0 Upgrade Samples
Download these Microsoft Visual Basic samples to learn more about upgrading your application from Visual Basic 6.0 to Visual Basic .NET. Each sample contains three projects - one in Visual Basic 6 and two in Visual Basic .NET. The two Visual Basic .NET samples show the range of options available in upgrading your applications.

Additional Visual Basic 5.0 and 6.0 Samples
Download additional controls, components and samples for Visual Basic 5.0 and 6.0.

Visual SourceSafe 6.0 Service Pack 6
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe® 6.0 Service Pack 6 (SP6) provides the latest performance and reliability updates to the Visual SourceSafe version control system. Service Pack 6 contains the upgrade to Visual SourceSafe 6.0c and is highly recommended for all Visual SourceSafe 6.0 users, including those also running Visual Studio .NET Professional or Visual Basic .NET Standard.

PRB: Visual SourceSafe 6.0 SP3 Netsetup Installation Problem
The Visual C++ 6.0 Processor Pack provides intrinsic support for enhanced instruction sets supported by Intel and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) processors. The instructions sets supported are Intel's Pentium III new instruction sets (Streaming SIMD Extensions [SSE]) and Intel's Pentium 4 new instruction sets (Streaming SIMD Extensions 2 [SSE2]) as well as AMD's 3DNow! Instruction sets. The Processor Pack is available as a download.

Microsoft Visual Studio: Installer 1.1
Microsoft Visual Studio Installer 1.1 is the latest update to the graphical tool that simplifies the creation of application setup programs for distribution to single-user or enterprise-wide desktops. New with Visual Studio Installer 1.1 is side-by-side installation of versioned DLLs.   

Microsoft Visual Studio: T-SQL Debugger Buffer Overrun Fix
Visual Studio 6.0 Enterprise contains a Microsoft Visual Basic feature for debugging T-SQL. This feature contains a problem that could cause a buffer overrun. Since the default installation of the Debugger object allows anyone to start the debugger and run as the logged on interactive user, this bug potentially could be exploited with malicious intentions.