PRB: Error Message: Class Does Not Support Automation or Expected Interface

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Article ID: 244493 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

When you use Server.CreateObject or CreateObject to instantiate an object of a Visual Basic component from Active Server Pages (ASP), the following error message may appear:
error '800a01ae' Class does not support Automation or does not support expected interface

CAUSE

This error occurs because the user manually copied the DLL to a computer where the Visual Basic runtime library is not located

RESOLUTION

Create a setup program for your application and deploy it to distribute all the dependent DLLs.

REFERENCES

For more additional information on how to distribute you application, please refer to the following article on the Microsoft Support site:
Package and Deployment Wizard Resources
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
178354 INFO: How Setup Wizard and PDW Uses Dependency Files

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Article ID: 244493 - Last Review: July 25, 2006 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Active Server Pages 4.0
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