Tag: COM

Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0 ProgID is not available (Windows 7 but probably not only)

It was a sort of ridiculous problem: an attempt to instantiate a Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0 object failed with error. Still some applications are still running without problems connecting to Jet databases, how comes? There has been a number of posts on Internet, but none of the top ones appeared to be relevant. The problem is reproduced extremely…

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Private DMO

Started as Is it possible to use local component in DLL? on microsoft.public.vc.atl newsgroup. The question is to embed a custom DirectX Media Object (DMO) into executable so that it is only available to proprietary application and not to entire system and could be reused in other applications. If in particular this DMO should be…

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ATL Registration Script

Since ATL version 3, and actually it probably existed even since even earlier time, I have seen Microsoft Visual Studio (and its predecessor Visual C++) generating .RGS registration script with hardcoded CLSID value, ProgID values and other strings entered through IDE wizard. While it seems to work nice at the moment of generation, it still…

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