missing or broken reference

Posted on 2004-04-01
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
ms access gives me the following error when opening a database: missing or broken reference to the file "dao2535.tlb" version 3.5.   What do I do to get past this?
Question by:jamaturi
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nico5038 earned 250 total points
ID: 10733025

Open some VBA code and select Tools/References.
Each libraryname starting with "MISSING" must be unchecked and (e.g. microsoft DAO version x.xx) replaced when necessary.

As access doesn't cleanup added libraries, often unnecessary refenreces are present.
Just delete as many as possible without getting an error executing "Debug/compile all modules"

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by:Steve Bink
ID: 10733069
Try Nico's.  If all else fails, reinstalling Office will generally fix the problem.
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ID: 10733072

This was extracted from

"You will need to look at the references in the VB Editor, to see which references are missing and subsitute those ones with one you have

For example when you send the to me your systems references
ADO object library 2.7

Which I don't have, so I had to change it to one I had (2.6)"

hope this helps

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ID: 10733094
Sorry for the duplication guys,
I should press F5 before I press th submit button.

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ID: 10733113
We all know the refresh problem jaffer, but better multiple times the same comment as none :-)


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