Automation Error

After years of working perfectly (well, for a Microsoft product anyway), Access XP has decided to bomb out on me. When I use the combo box wizard, I can get to the point where I'm adding the fields, and then I'll get the message "Automation Error - Specific Procedure cannot be found". Any suggestions?
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Jim P.Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Then it sounds like it is your office install has corrupted.

Just do a complete de-install of the whole office suite.

Then google for "regclean" -- you should come up with a couple hundred hits.  Download it and run it on you machine.

Then do a complete re-install of the Office Suite.

Jim P.Commented:
Sounds like either a corrupted DB or a corrupted install.

I would suggest importing everything to a new database and then do a compact/repair. If that doesn't work then de-install the whole office suite, do a regclean, then reinstall.
TheBaronessAuthor Commented:
This is happening on ALL my databases ... so I should (shudder) import them all?

I've never done a regclean ... can you advise?
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TheBaronessAuthor Commented:
Thanks ... it isn't a pretty solution, but it works lol
Jim P.Commented:
Glad to be of assistance. May all your days get brighter and brighter.
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