'Element Not Found' after upgrading to Excel 2010 when adding Controls from MSCOMCTl.dll

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When trying adding controls from the MSCOMCTL.OCX such as the Microsoft ListView Control 6.0 (SP6) you receive the following error message:

"Element not Found" 

"Object library invalid or contains references to object definitions that could not be found"


Click on the RUN line and type in the following;

regsvr32 C:\Windows\System32\MSCOMCTL.OCX

If successful the message will display. 

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Article ID: 2296116 - Last Review: July 26, 2010 - Revision: 1.0
  • Microsoft Excel 2010

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