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Program that updates its own DLL

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Submitted on: 1/18/2015 4:50:00 PM
By: Nickels (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 10 Users
Compatibility: VB 4.0 (16-bit), VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     This program demonstrates how a program can update its own DLL’s by initializing them with CreateObject() and freeing their resources after use with CoFreeUnusedLibraries. With a few modifications you could make the program download the updated DLL from the internet to simulate automatic program updates. The program also creates a backup so it can Rollback the Update in case there is a problem with the new DLL.

 
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