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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET by Jeff Spotts, Brian Siler

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Converting an Existing VB6 Project to Visual Basic .NET

Visual Basic .NET provides the Visual Basic Upgrade Wizard to streamline the process of converting existing VB6 projects to Visual Basic .NET. You invoke the wizard simply by opening a VB6 project in the Visual Basic .NET IDE. It should be noted that the Upgrade Wizard does not change your existing VB6 project; instead, it creates a new Visual Basic .NET project from the VB6 project, leaving the original project untouched.

The following steps walk you through the use of the Visual Basic Upgrade Wizard to convert a VB6 project to the Visual Basic .NET architecture. You may want to open one of your own existing VB6 projects or simply create a sample VB6 project to see how it works:

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