phreplace is a VB6 DLL which is called from a vbscript plugin for PSPad. The script tests to see if the correct version of the DLL is registered on this computer, if not it registers it using regsvr32. This works fine in XP but not Vista where the script will error.
A while ago a user pointed out to me this article on Experts Exchange explaining why administrative rights are required to register a DLL in Windows Vista, in the hopes that we could automate the registration of phreplace in Vista. Read the rest of this entry »