Last Updated: August 10, 2022 

ISSUE

When opening an ACCDE/MDE file, users may receive an error message with the text “Requested type library or wizard is not a VBA project.” 

Screenshot of the error in the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window

Note: The same issue may also cause an error with the text “Can't complete the output operation” when trying to export to text or Excel files.

STATUS: FIXED

This issue was introduced in the July 12 Patch Tuesday update across all supported versions of Access.

Office Product

Issue Introduced

Fix available

Office 2013

KB5002121

August 2, 2022, update for Office 2013 (KB5002250)

Office 2016 MSI

KB5002112

August 2, 2022, update for Office 2016 (KB5002248)

Office 2019 Volume Licensed

Version 1808, Build 10388.20027

Version 1808, Build 10389.20033 

Office LTSC 2021 Volume Licensed

Version 2108, Build 14332.20345

Version 2108, Build 14332.20358

Office 2016 Retail

Version 2206, Build 15330.20246

Version 2206, Build 15330.20264

Office 2019 Retail

Version 2206, Build 15330.20246

Version 2206, Build 15330.20264

Office 2021 Retail

Version 2206, Build 15330.20246

Version 2206, Build 15330.20264

Microsoft 365 Apps Current Channel

Version 2206, Build 15330.20246

Version 2206, Build 15330.20264

Microsoft 365 Apps Monthly Enterprise Channel

Version 2205, Build 15225.20356

Version 2205, Build 15225.20370

Microsoft 365 Apps Monthly Enterprise Channel

Version 2204, Build 15128.20312

For Monthly Enterprise Channel, fix will only be made to Version 2205 

Microsoft 365 Apps Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel (Preview)

Version 2202, Build 14931.20604

Version 2202, Build 14931.20646

Microsoft 365 Apps Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel

Version 2202, Build 14931.20604

Version 2202, Build 14931.20646

Microsoft 365 Apps Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel Extended

Version 2108, Build 14326.21062

Version 2108, Build 14326.21080 

Microsoft 365 Apps Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel Extended

Version 2102, Build 13801.21528

Version 2102, Build 13801.21582

Microsoft 365 Apps on Windows 7

Version 2002, Build 12527.22183

Version 2002, Build 12527.22197

For Click-to-run versions (all channels except Office 2013 and Office 2016 MSI), you can get the new update when it is available by choosing File/Account/Office Updates/Update Now. 

If you have Access to the original database that was used to create the ACCDE/MDE, and users are on a single version of Office, you can re-create the ACCDE/MDE file using the same version of Office that users are on.

We are working on a fix for this issue and this page will be updated with the appropriate build or KB article number as it becomes available.

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