Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Service Pack 6 Security Rollup Update

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A security issue has been identified that could compromise your Windows-based system running Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Service Pack 6. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft.
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    9.8 MB

    KB Articles: KB2708437

    Security bulletins:MS12-060

      This package updates the Microsoft Windows Common Controls, mscomctl.ocx and comctl32.ocx, found in Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Service Pack 6. This package will not install these Common Controls if the Visual Basic 6.0 IDE is not installed. This package cannot be uninstalled. Please refer to the security bulletin for additional details.

      The Visual Basic 6.0 IDE is no longer supported as of April 8, 2008, however, the Visual Basic team is committed to “It Just Works” compatibility for Visual Basic 6.0 applications. Please refer to this Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0:

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  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Vista Service Pack 2, Windows XP Service Pack 3

      Visual Basic 6.0 IDE
      1. Click the Download button on this page to start the download, or select a different language from the Change language drop-down list and click Change.
      2. Do one of the following:
        • To start the installation immediately, click Run.
        • To save the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save.
        • To cancel the installation, click Cancel.
    • Please see the Knowledge Base Articles KB2708437 for more information.