Create a GUID without using the API

Category:
Miscellaneous
Type:
Modules
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Author:
Vassilis Antonoulas

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6

More information:
Creates a Genuinely Unique Identification Number (GUID) of type, {XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX}. (Note: the module uses the Rnd function to create the GUID, so it is not the same type of GUID used internally by Windows.

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