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Error on DBEngine.Workspaces(0)

Posted on 2002-05-23
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I have an Access database that is used locally by about 150 different people, on different computers and versions of windows and office.

I need to create an access database. In order to do this, I use the following code:

Dim wsp As Workspace
Dim dbs As Database
Set wsp = DBEngine.Workspaces(0)
Set dbs = wsp.CreateDatabase(Application.CurrentProject.Path & "\Newdb.mdb", dbLangGeneral & ";pwd=xxxx", dbEncrypt)

On a very small number of machines, I am getting an error, exactly on the line

Set wsp = DBEngine.Workspaces(0)

You can't debug a Set statement, but I know by inserting MsgBox statements before and after the statement. The error occurs exactly on that line.

I basically just get a "Halt" window. No interesting information in the error message.

The only constant is that the people with this error have Win2K and OfficeXP, although there are many users with this same configuration that have no problems.
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Did you check the references on those machines?
Just go into VBA (e.g. by opening a module) and select Tools/References.
The library list shouldn't contain a reference name starting with MISSING.
If found, uncheck and (e.g. incase of DAO) replace the library with the same name and another version.
However unchecking is often enough.

Nic;o)
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