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RDO object gives an error "Activex component cant create object". Explain?

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I tried the code below which worked fine on my friends machine but is giving an error on my machine.

'Add a reference to Microsoft Remote Data Objects 2.0
Private Sub Form_Load()
    Dim en As rdoEnvironment
    Set en = rdoEngine.rdoEnvironments(0) 'Error Line.
    MsgBox "Successful!"    'Not reached
End Sub

I tried the following things.
1. Checked the dependency information for msrdo20.dll.
    Everything was fine.
2. Replaced the DLL from my frnds machine and
   reregistered it.    Still not working.

Please help..
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by:Éric Moreau
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Which error? VB5 or VB6? If VB5, you need the enterprise edition.

Have a look at http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q177799
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RDO is more than just a single DLL.  If you want to run a VB program that does database access then generally you have to install the Microsoft Data Access Components first.  This is usually distributed by the program's Installation program by including the MDAC_TYP.EXE  as part of the installation.  This is a Self-Extracting Installation program for the Microsoft Data Access Components.  I think that MDAC includes RDO as well as ADO and DAO components.....
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if your machine already has MDAC on it, then you might need to see what version you have.  It's possible that your friend has upgraded to a more recent version of MDAC that includes all of RDO v 2.0, and perhaps your version has an earlier version of RDO.  Again, bringing over just one file wont be enough.
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I already have vb5 enterprise Edition and i tried installing MDAC 2.6 but its still giving me the same error.

please advise.
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have you tried vb5cli.exe?

mdac won't help because it doesn't include RDO.
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Can you please send some details about this vb5cli.exe.
I tried searching it on microsofts' site but couldn't find it.
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Any progress?
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Hi
 I'm also having the same RDO problem with Vb6.0 professional.

I did referenced RDO2.0 object library. reregistered the RDO20.dll, but still gets the error when i say
Dim cn As New rdo.rdoConnection as Runtime error : 429 "Active X  Can't create Object".

Any suggestions please
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