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Register com exe on client

Register com exe on client

Register com exe on client

(OP)
I have been trying to register a com exe on a Windows 8.1 32 bit computer
The development computer is Windows 7 64 bit
I place the file in the Windows\System32 folder in the target computer
open elevated command prompt
for good measure cd to Windows\System32 folder
type C:\Windows\System32\mycomserver.exe /RegServer
and press enter
There is no conformation

Then when I run the com server I get an error 'Class Name not found'

I have a single class library named the same as the project. There is a custom class lets say called 'TestCom'
I have tested the com exe and it works fine in development.

Alastair

RE: Register com exe on client

Win32 programs go into syswow64, but you shouldn't actually put your EXE to the system, it isn't a system feature.

So install where you want.

But the important thing is: The runtimes have to exist in the same folder! a COM Server EXE also isn't standalone. And it also needs the vfp9r.dll plus Ct++ runtimes at minimum.
And then, yes, this call with /regserver has to be done elevated.

So you do that call within a setup, for example, or as you did in the elevated command prompt.

Bye, Olaf.

Olaf Doschke Software Engineering
https://www.doschke.name

RE: Register com exe on client

(OP)
All working,thanks

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