I'm a novice at VB.NET and I'm having a problem with the compiled versions of my applications.

If I take the .exe file (it's real small, like 40KB) from the BIN/DEBUG directory, it runs fine on most computers (I've tried it on 5), including Windows 7, Vista and XP. When I take the same file to work and try to run it either from the server (Novell) or directly on a workstation (XP). I get an error message that includes something like "Can't initialize..."

Why is this? Is the .EXE in the DEBUG directory not compiled correctly?

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Answered by __avd 1,826 in a post from

>Why is this? Is the .EXE in the DEBUG directory not compiled correctly?

I suggest you to read - http://haacked.com/archive/2004/02/14/difference-between-debug-vs-release-build.aspx.

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