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Using automation causes a Run-Time Error when only the Microsoft Access Runtime is installed on a computer
Article ID: 295179 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q295179
Moderate: Requires basic macro, coding, and interoperability skills.
This article applies only to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb).
When you use Automation to create a new object in a Microsoft Access run-time application on a computer that does not have the full version of Access installed, you receive the following error message:
Runtime error -2147023181
Automation error: Connection to type library or object library for remote process has been lost.
The CreateObject call is not supported in the run-time environment because the Access runtime requires a file to be supplied on the command line.
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