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Redistributing Common Controls
Visual C++ .NET supports developing applications using the latest Windows common controls (COMCTL32.dll) available with the latest Internet Explorer. If you use any of the newer controls from the latest COMCTL32.dll, you will need the latest version of Internet Explorer on the target computer to ensure that your application runs properly. You can install a version of COMCTL32.dll that is compatible with Visual C++ .NET applications by accessing the following Knowledge Base article:
- Q186176: INFO: Redistribution of Comctl32.dll (http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q186/1/76.asp)
The article has details on identifying the appropriate version and licensing agreements for COMCTL32.dll.
You can find Knowledge Base articles in the MSDN Library or at http://support.microsoft.com.
Redistributing a Native C++ Application