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Vbupgrade Command-Line Syntax

Visual Studio 2008

The Vbupgrade.exe command-line tool upgrades a Visual Basic 6.0 application to Visual Basic 2008.

vbupgrade[.exe] inputname [/out outputname] [/verbose [/nolog [/logfile logfilename]]]
vbupgrade[.exe] /? 



Specifies the path and file name of the Visual Basic 6.0 project to be upgraded.


Specifies the path for the folder where the Visual Basic 2008 project will be created. The default path is \OutDir.


Displays all output to the Command Prompt window during upgrade.


Does not create a log file during upgrade.


Specifies the path and file name for the log file created during upgrade. If the path and file name are not specified, a log file is created in the same folder as the Visual Basic 2008 project. The default file name is ProjectFileName.log, where ProjectFileName is the name of the project file.


Displays a list of command-line options.

Paths or file names that contain spaces must be surrounded by quotation marks.