Can I use AnyCPU?
When I select AnyCPU as a platform, I get a warning or an error!
When the computer starts Visual Studio, if I have selected AnyCPU, the software will decide whether to use the 32bit or 64bit version of the DLL. Yes, AnyCPU might work, but if I run the built application on another machine, with different setup, it might not work.
(Dynamic loading of the DLL might work, please check this external link for more information: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/108971/using-side-by-side-assemblies-to-load-the-x64-or-x32-version-of-a-dll)
If I select x86 (WIN32) built application, it will run on both WIN32 and WIN64 machines.
Do I need WIN64?
If your application needs it, CANlib will work perfectly, but only on WIN64 machines. However, today (2018), the majority of Windows PCs are win64.
Microsoft Visual C++ and canlibCLSNET Redistributable
When installing your app on another machine (might not have Visual Studio installed), please remember to redistribute (and install) the “Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2017”. You will need to copy the canlibCLSNET.dll (x86 and/or x64) with your project executable. These dlls are not installed as part of the driver (they are part of KVASER CANlib SDK).
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