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  • Hello 

    For an old code, I require Visual Basic 6.0 Professional.

    From where can i get it?

    I have windows 8. Will it run on it.

    Thank you,


    Friday, October 30, 2020 7:03 AM

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  • Do you know how old VB 6.0 is? First release was in 1998.

    There is no public download available, even because it's not freeware. You can download it only if you have a MSDN subscription.


    Olaf Helper

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    Friday, October 30, 2020 7:45 AM
  • You should rather download Visual Studio Community

    and convert your code to VB.NET

    Friday, October 30, 2020 7:56 AM
  • ok. thank you. 

    Friday, October 30, 2020 9:30 AM
  • thank u for the suggestion. Yes we shall do that. But before this we need to understand the running and some code cleanup. hence needed.
    Friday, October 30, 2020 9:31 AM
  • The only way to get it is if you have a full subscription to Visual Studio e.g. here is what I have (of course it does not help but does show it's on Microsoft's site for download).


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    Friday, October 30, 2020 2:34 PM
  • Thank you Karen.

    I did come across the threads where it was mentioned that VB6.0 is available as part of Visual studio and msdn subscriptions.

    I dont have them. 

    So I guess I need to find them outside Microsoft.

    Friday, October 30, 2020 3:43 PM
  • https://microsoft-visual-studio-professional-edi.software.informer.com/6.0/
    Sunday, November 1, 2020 10:51 AM
  • thank you Rahim

    But the link says, version 6.0 is not available.

    Monday, November 2, 2020 5:25 AM
  • Hi ManaliSK,

    Since your question is more related to VB6, you can consider posting your question on the following forum for more efficient responses.

    Visual Basic 6 and Earlier 

    Visual Basice forum is a Question & Answer system for VB.Net related questions.

    Thank you for your understanding.

    Best Regards,

    Xingyu Zhao


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    Monday, November 2, 2020 8:43 AM
  • sure. thank you.
    Monday, November 2, 2020 9:27 AM