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I have written a program in VB to connect to an access database using ado 2.1.

I then installed the program on several computers.  Everything is working fine except on 1 PC where I get the error message 'ActiveX component can't create object' when I try to run the program.

When I was installing the program on this machine I got the error message stdole2.tlb,asycfilt.dll,olepro32.dll,oleAut32.dll where all read only so I renamed these files and continued installing.


All the computers I am installing on have Win95 (I don't know why), but this was the only 1 I got this error message.

I have looked in c:\program files\Common\System and there was no ado dll for this PC.
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Valliappan AN earned 300 total points
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Try running the MDAC Application, on the m/c. Also check if you have to instakk DCOM95, for Windows 95.

The MDAC App will be included in your setup kit installation package.

hope this helps.
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by:ArunKannan
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In that machine, try install ADO2.5.. May be that could be the reason

Arun
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ArunKannan,
>Try running the MDAC Application
This installs the ADO components only.

damienm,
If you wish to have MDAC or you need info about it, check this link:
http://www.microsoft.com/data/download.htm

Cheers
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Thanks for the help.  Installing MDAC fixed the problem perfectly.
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