> > Well, I am about to roll out about 3000 desktops of firebird 2.1
> > After quite extensive testing I can state, unequivocally, that there
> is no
> > apparent logic to whether PCs need the 3 msvc(r/p/m)80.dll files.
> > Some PCs complain, some do not complain when they are missing. And I
> > absolutely sure that I am using embedded 2.1 at all times in the
> > This applies to NT4, XP and 2000. I can=92t comment on Vista yet.
> > I don=92t suppose someone knows the real facts here do they?
> Well, starting all over again :(
> All FB 2.1 binaries requires MSVC8 run-time dlls on *any* OS.
> All OS'es (except maybe Vista or Vista SP1) have no this runtime
> installed by
> At OS below XP (i.e. NT4 and W2K) this runtime must be installed as
> before -
> just copy dll's into system32 (or .\bin folder) and forget about it.
> At OS starting from XP (XP, W2K3 and Vista) this runtime *must* be
Does this mean regsvr32 type properly install?
> Make sure you have no copy of it in system32 (and\or .\bin
> folder) !