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  • Microsoft quietly updates all of this month’s Windows patches warning about conflicts with Visual Basic 6, VBA and VBScript

    Posted on August 15th, 2019 at 07:05 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Sometime in the past few hours, the KB articles for every August Windows patch have been updated with this “Known issue”

    After installing this update, applications that were made using Visual Basic 6 (VB6), macros using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and scripts or apps using Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) may stop responding and you may receive an “invalid procedure call error.”

    I can’t find any independent description of the problem. Can you?

    And… who tests this stuff anyway? It’s VB, fer heaven’s sake.

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