PRB: Shdocvw.dll Is Not Included in PDW Setup Package

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When you use the Package and Deployment Wizard (PDW) to create a setup package for a Visual Basic project that contains the Microsoft Internet Controls, PDW does not include the Shdocvw.dll file in your setup package.


Shdocvw.dll is a core component of Microsoft Internet Explorer. Under current redistribution policy, you are not allowed to redistribute Internet Explorer in your application. Therefore, Shdocvw.dll is not included in your setup package.


To enable the functionality of the Microsoft Internet Controls, users of your application are required to have Internet Explorer installed on their computers.


For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
155969 HOWTO: Distribute the WebBrowser Control


Article ID: 191692 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 1.0
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Enterprise Edition
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