Subject RE: [firebird-support] FB control panel not showing in Windows control panel
Author Alan McDonald
> hello all,
> maybe it's a bit off topic, but I can't figure out why it
> happens. I'm using
> Windows XP Pro and FB 2.0 RC3 on both the desktop and the
> notebook, but the
> problem on the desktop computer happens also with FB 1.5.3.
> As you already know, the display policy of Windows XP control panel has
> changed from previous OS's, and the Firebird control panel is
> accessible by
> clicking on "Other control panel options", unless you have choosen the
> "classic display" option.
> Well, on the notebook the FB applet appears without any problem
> if I click
> on "Other control panel options", while on the desktop it
> doesn't. I have to
> specify that if I select the "classic display" option the FB applet is
> there, but I was wondering why it doesn't appear in the standard mode.
> Uninstallation and reinstallation of Firebird doesn't resolve the
> problem.
> Is there any registry key/value to check for this?
> Thanks
> Salvatore

it's just the missing ms libs (msvc*71,dll). put them in your system32 dir
and the control panel applet shows up.