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I am having the EXACT problem as the person who asked this question last month. I copied his question with a few changes and one additional problem:
 
"Am using Access 2002, with a database I set up several years ago.  It has worked perfectly until today, when I suddenly got the error message "Your Microsoft Access database contains a missing or broken reference to the file 'plugin.ocx' version 1.0" "

I did what you guys suggested. There were no missing files in the References section, and I did not find the file plugin.ocx on my machine. I have not applied any patches to my Access application. Should I request that patches be applied? Which ones?
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Typically this shows up after you update your Windows install, not your Office. I'd update Office now, to be on the safe side (set a Recover point in your XP before doing do).

If you still have troubles afterward, check this link:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917425/en-us

Also try to compile your application. From the VB Editor (Ctrl + G will get you there), click Debug - Compile. If no errors show up, your app compiled successfully.
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Ok, thank you. I did the re-compile as you suggested and I no longer get the plugin.ocx error. Can you tell me why that worked?
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