Subject Re: [IBO] AV on 95 machine
Author Helen Borrie
At 04:54 PM 4/08/2004 +0000, you wrote:
> > Make sure Winsock version 2 is installed. And, that you have the
> > correct gds32.dll.
>Thanks for the help.
>I'm guessing that he has the right gds32.dll seeing I install it into
>the EXE directory (using FB embedded). So it must be the Winsock
>version--is that required with FB embeded?

Embedded doesn't (can't) use a network method for connecting your
application to a database. There is only one possible protocol for
embedded: cpLocal. The database path must be only the absolute path to the
database file, not any kind of share or mapping. The Server property must
be null, i.e. localhost (TCP/IP local loopback server) is not an option for

You will need to check that the machine has the appropriate versions of the
Microsoft C and C++ runtimes installed in the Windows directory. The files
msvcrt.dll and msvcp60.dll can be found in and copied from the \bin
directory of any full install of Firebird; though with Win95 (10 years
old!!) it might be safer to browse the Microsoft support site for an
upgrade pack.