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C++ Add-ins and Windows Vista

Add-ins written in .NET should work in Windows Vista. However, native add-ins written in C++ that register type libraries might encounter problems. The Windows Vista operating system has a limitation that prevents registration of such add-ins.

If you do not need the type library, the best solution is to remove its registration from the code. Do this in C++ by setting the bRegTypeLib argument to FALSE in CAtlDllModuleT::DllRegisterServer() and CAtlDllModuleT::DLLUnregisterServer():

// DllRegisterServer - Adds entries to the system registry
STDAPI DllRegisterServer(void)
  // registers object
  HRESULT hr = _AtlModule.DllRegisterServer( FALSE );
  return hr;

// DllUnregisterServer - Removes entries from the system registry
STDAPI DllUnregisterServer(void)
  HRESULT hr = _AtlModule.DllUnregisterServer( FALSE );
  return hr;

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