VSFlexGrid8 DAO and Windows 7

Originally Posted 3 May 2012, 7:11 pm EST

  • Originally Posted 3 May 2012, 7:11 pm EST

    I am using VSFlexGrid8 (8.0.20052.221) in a VB6 application and it works with Windows 7, 32-bit except for one thing. I can't drop files from Windows Explorer to the grid (my app works fine in Windows XP). Is this a known problem with Windows 7? What is the solution? My application does allow dragging to other controls but dragging to VSFlexGrid8 shows an "deny" cursor (circle with slash).
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    Hi,

    I would suggest you to try the latest build of the same & share your observations

    http://prerelease.componentone.com/activex/C1FlexGrid/C1FlexGrid%208.0/2011-T3/vsflex8_8.0.20113.291.zip
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    Windows 7 is very touchy about exe file names that contain certain words like "Setup" (see
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa905330.aspx
    in the Installer Detection section). Not only does UAC display an annoying dialog when launching my app, it also blocks certain operations like drag and drop. I incorrectly stated earlier that other controls worked. It was because the file name of that exe was different.

    After rebuilding my VB6 exe with a different name, everything now works fine with VSFlexGrid8 (8.0.20052.221) and Windows 7.
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