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Resolving "DLL Hell" Problem for ActiveX Components

In computing, DLL Hell is a term for the complications that arise when working with dynamic link libraries (DLLs) used with Microsoft Windows operating systems, particularly for legacy 16-bit editions which all run in a single memory space. While the phrase is Windows-specific and a derivation of the general cross-platform phrase Dependency Hell, the rhyme DLL Hell makes its use popular for discussing a general Windows-related dependency hell case.