XPlite can uninstall VB 6.0 Runtime Library, re-install or repair VB 6.0 Runtime Library on Windows XP and Windows 2000. Improve Windows performance and security.
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VB 6.0 Runtime Library VB 6.0 Runtime Library

The Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 runtime library contains shared code that is required by all programs written using Microsoft Visual Basic version 6.x

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In XPlite Professional you can find VB 6.0 Runtime Library under the group titled Operating System Options Operating System Options.

Install VB 6.0 Runtime Library:

VB 6.0 Runtime Library is a stand-alone component. The function of VB 6.0 Runtime Library does not rely on any other XPlite Professional components and removing other components in XPlite Professional should not influence VB 6.0 Runtime Library.

Uninstall VB 6.0 Runtime Library:

VB 6.0 Runtime Library is not required by other system components in XPlite Professional. You can safely uninstall VB 6.0 Runtime Library without compromising other XPlite Professional components.

BUT PLEASE NOTE: You may have other software installed that does require VB 6.0 Runtime Library. If you encounter any compatibility issues with other software you can quickly and easily reinstall VB 6.0 Runtime Library using XPlite Professional.


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall VB 6.0 Runtime Library and reinstall to repair VB 6.0 Runtime Library on:

  • Windows XP Professional: orig, SP1, SP2
  • Windows XP Home: orig, SP1, SP2
  • Windows 2000 Professional: orig, SP1, SP2, SP3, SP4
  • Windows 2003 Server: orig, SP1, SP2(coming!)

User Removal Statistics for VB 6.0 Runtime Library

Of 1454 sampled Windows XP users, 1329 left VB 6.0 Runtime Library installed and 125 people uninstalled VB 6.0 Runtime Library from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 119 left VB 6.0 Runtime Library installed and 25 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 249 users (advanced features hidden or incomplete log data).

Pro Users can help us collect these removal statistics.

  1. In XPlite or 2000lite press XPlite properties button to access preferences.
  2. Ensure logging is on.
  3. Check "Send component state data when checking for upgrades" on the Preferences tab.
  4. Using the Check for Upgrades button on the About tab.

The information sent is the last block only of component installation state data - you can see this in the log as "option=1" or "option=0". No personal information is conveyed.

The option to uninstall VB 6.0 Runtime Library is only included in XPlite Professional.

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VB 6.0 Runtime Library is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO VB 6.0 Runtime Library is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial