Registering Components

When the following types of applications are installed, installation information must be added to the registry, usually through a setup program:

  • Server applications
  • Container/server applications
  • Container applications that allow linking to embedded objects

For all three instances, register COM library (DLL) information and application-specific information.

The DLL registers the information for all its components by exporting DllRegisterServer and DllUnregisterServer. Use the following functions to register and unregister a component:

Registering COM Applications