Subject RE: [IBO]Desperate for D6 Help
Author Paul Hope
Hi Geoff

Thanks for the answer - I knew in the back of my mind there where some files
that cached things but couldn't remember what they where ;-) I will
certainly try your suggestions.

Since you're about would you mind having a look at my post on 16/10/07
'[IBO]TIB_Enhanced controls in Grid - Geoff ;-)'


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of Geoff Worboys
> Sent: 24 October 2007 00:10
> To:
> Subject: Re: [IBO]Desperate for D6 Help
> Hi Paul,
> I still use Delphi6 too (I tried Delphi7 but was not
> impressed, have not looked at what has happened since because
> I dont do as much Delphi work as I used to).
> You may want to take a look at the (user) registry details
> for Delphi6. You will find where it records package loads.
> After uninstalling IBO and your other offending packages try
> also removing all references from the registry (taking care to
> backup first of course :-). Also check the defproj.dof text
> file in the Delphi6\bin folder for references to the
> offending packages.
> [I believe that sometimes there are package load order issues
> and the registry and default project files can hold old
> details and so keep bad behaviour even after packages are rebuilt.]
> I have also _always_ had a problem with my custom FastReport
> package - where a get an error whenever I rebuild the design-
> time package, but restarting Delphi makes the problem go away.
> (Of course you will be sure to search your disk for packages
> that may have accidently gotten saved in the wrong location
> and be getting loaded even when out of date.)
> I recently had to re-install my entire system after something
> went for a walk over my HDD (files with their content changed
> but no size or timestamp changes). Delphi6 seems to be
> working more smoothly after the reinstall (make sure you do
> have the service pack 2 update before you try reinstall).
> Certainly the online registration thingy still seems to work
> so Borland or Codegear or someone is still running some level
> of support for the product.
> If rebuilding and checking the packages did not help then
> reinstalling Delphi may.
> --
> Geoff Worboys
> Telesis Computing
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