Microsoft KB Archive/102649

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Article ID: 102649

Article Last Modified on 1/9/2003


  • Microsoft Visual Basic 3.0 Professional Edition

This article was previously published under Q102649


You receive the following error when you try to run the Professional Edition of Microsoft Visual Basic version 3.0 for Windows using the Microsoft Windows version 3.0 operating system.

Can't load Custom Control DLL: 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\PICCLIP.VBX'


Update your operating system to Microsoft Windows version 3.1, or edit the AUTOLOAD.MAK file to delete the reference to the PICCLIP.VBX file. Then restart Visual Basic for Windows.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a bug in the Microsoft producsts listed at the beginning of this article when used with the Microsoft Windows version 3.0 operating system. This problem has been corrected in Visual Basic version 4.0.


Steps to Reproduce Problem

  1. Start Visual Basic in Microsoft Windows version 3.0.
  2. If you have not modified the AUTOLOAD.MAK, you will receive the error:

    Can't load Custom Control DLL: 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\PICCLIP.VBX'

Additional query words: buglist3.00 3.00 fixlist4.00

Keywords: kbbug kbfix kbenv KB102649