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VB6 IDE, No Printer at startup, Vista Ultimate 64-bit
I have had Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit for a number of years now. I recently installed VB6 SP6 because I need to now support a legacy program.
Every time I startup VB6 then click on File > Print Setup, I get an error "Problem getting printer information from the system. Make sure the printer is set up correctly."
I am trrying to track down a printer issue in the code but I cannot debug the program because the Printer object is not operational in the IDE.
I have a Brother HL-2040 directly connected to my computer via USB port, it is set as the default printer in Windows Vista, and is ready.
I can easily print to this printer from Word etc., so there is no actual problem when using the printer from any other program.
When I compile the program I am working on in VB6, there is no problem printing to the printer from the compiled program. The problem only occurs when the VB6 IDE starts up.
I have also set the shortcut to the VB6 IDE for "Run as administrator" and have also tried a compatiblity setting for WinXP but the problem still persists.
I have Googled but there is no information that seems to solve my problem.
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