ACC2000: Error Message When Running Access Wizards

Novice: Requires knowledge of the user interface on single-user computers.

This article applies only to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb).


Symptoms

When you try to use the Database Documenter, the Import Text Wizard, the Import Spreadsheet Wizard, or any wizard, one or more of the following error messages may appear:

There is no object in this control
Object or with block variable not set
Error in loading DLL

Resolution

To resolve these error messages, try one or more of the following methods:

Method 1

Start Access 2000 by using the shortcut that Windows Installer automatically creates and places on the Start menu when you install Office 2000.

Method 2

Rename the appropriate wizard files, and then run Setup again:
  1. Using the Search for Files and Folderstool that comes with the version of Microsoft Windows under which Access is installed, find and rename the following files:
    Acwzmain.mde
    Acwztool.mde
    Acwzlib.mde
  2. Run Setup again:
    1. Click Start on the taskbar, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
    2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs, click Microsoft Office 2000, and then click Add/Remove.
    3. Click Repair Office, and then follow the onscreen instructions.

Method 3

Remove and then reinstall the Microsoft Small Business Tools:
  1. On the taskbar, click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs, click Microsoft Office 2000 Disk 2, and then click Add/Remove.
  3. Click Add or Remove Features.
  4. Click the icon next to Microsoft Small Business Tools, click Not Available, and then click Update Now.
  5. Click Microsoft Office 2000 Disk 2, and then click Add/Remove.
  6. Click Add or Remove Features.
  7. Click the icon next to Microsoft Small Business Tools, click Run from My Computer, and then click Update Now.

Method 4

Use Regsvr32.exe to register the Accwiz.dll file again:
  1. On the taskbar, click Start, and then click Run.
  2. Type the following command in the Open box, and then click OK:

    Regsvr32.exe Accwiz.dll


Method 5

Use Regsvr32.exe to register the DAO360.dll file again:
  1. On the taskbar, click Start, and then click Run.
  2. Type the following command in the Open box, and then click OK:

    Regsvr32.exe <Path to dao360.dll file>

References

For additional information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

242218 ACC2000: Nothing Happens When You Try to Start a Microsoft Access Wizard

For additional information about which wizard is in which file, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

208307 ACC2000: Wizard Names and Their Locations

For additional information about how to download Regsvr32, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

267279 ACC2000: Regsvr32.exe Available in Download Center

For additional information about this error message, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

833220 "Error in loading DLL" error message when you run a Microsoft Access wizard in Access 2002

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Article ID: 303769 - Last Review: Jun 25, 2004 - Revision: 1

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