BUG: You may receive the "Run-time error '429': Active X component can't create object" error message when you start a Visual Basic Data Access Object application after you install Office 2000 SR-1

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Symptoms

A Visual Basic Data Access Object (DAO) application starts to fail with the following error message after Office 2000 SR-1 is installed:
Run-time error '429': ActiveX component can't create object.

Cause

The are some general Office 2000 SR-1 issues that have been tracked down to the scenario of a Microsoft Windows NT 4.0-based computer running Office 2000, updating the system to Microsoft Windows 2000, and then updating to Office 2000 SR-1.

The issue with DAO described in the "Symptoms" section is one these issues. Specifically, it affects DAO registry entries related to the design-time license key.

Resolution

Download the Microsoft Office 2000/Windows 2000 Registry Repair Utility. The Microsoft Office 2000/Windows 2000 Registry Repair Utility restores the registry settings for several important files that prevent potential issues.

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center. Click the file name below to download the file:
o9regfix.exe

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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Article ID: 260885 - Last Review: September 5, 2012 - Revision: 4.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Professional Edition
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