GuillaumeBDEB Absent Member.
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Visual Studio 6 SP6 bundle

Hi, I have been trying to figure out how to install Visual Studio 6 on Windows XP for a while now. Here's what I tried so far:

Bundle 1 - MS JAVA VM v5.0.2752.0
1- Copy the file "MSJAVX86.EXE" in the folder "${SYSTEMDRIVE}\Temp"
2- Run the following script as an administrator:

@echo off
start /wait %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Temp\MSJAVX86.EXE /q:a /r:n

3- Delete the file "MSJAVX86.EXE" in the "${SYSTEMDRIVE}\Temp" folder.

Bundle 2 - Visual Studio 6 SP6
We have the "Professional" version by the way.
1- I copy in "${SYSTEMDRIVE}\Temp" the files "VS6.exe" and "VS6sp6.exe" which are archive created with 7zip.
2- Execute this command as a dynamic administrator:
${SYSTEMDRIVE}\Temp\VS6.exe -y -o"${SYSTEMDRIVE}\Temp"
3- I modify the registry to be able to do a silent install.
4- I run this script as an administrator:

start /wait %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Temp\VS6\acmboot.exe /qn1
mkdir "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Menu D‚marrer\Programmes\Microsoft Web Publishing"
xcopy "%USERPROFILE%\Menu D‚marrer\Programmes\Microsoft Web Publishing" "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Menu D‚marrer\Programmes\Microsoft Web Publishing" /S /E /Y
del "%USERPROFILE%\Menu D‚marrer\Programmes\Microsoft Web Publishing" /s /q
rd "%USERPROFILE%\Menu D‚marrer\Programmes\Microsoft Web Publishing"

We are in a french environment!
5- I run this command as an administrator:
${SYSTEMDRIVE}\Temp\VS6SP6.exe -y -o"${SYSTEMDRIVE}\Temp"
6- I run this command as an administrator:
${SYSTEMDRIVE}\Temp\VS6SP6\setupsp6.exe -QNT
7- Finally, I do a little clean up.

After all this I still can't get it to install properly. Does anyone can help me here?

Thanks in advance for the help!
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Re: Visual Studio 6 SP6 bundle


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Re: Visual Studio 6 SP6 bundle

Sorry for the wait. We just decide to switch to Visual Studio 2008 and stop using this version.
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