Solved

MSDWCF.DLL

Posted on 2006-07-12
6
822 Views
Last Modified: 2009-11-29
Hi, I below message from showing

"Your database or project contains a missing or broken reference to the file 'MSDWCF.DLL' Version 1.0."

I currently have Microsoft Access 2003 but the database i am opening was created in MS Access 2000

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:denwo1982
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
6 Comments
 
LVL 65

Expert Comment

by:Jim Horn
ID: 17091321
The database that this application was built on requires a file MSDWCF.DLL be installed on it, and your pc does not have it.

You'll have to get with whomever supports this app, get-copy-register the required file on your pc, and run again.

Likely, you'll also have to go into any code module, Tools:References, and where it shows 'MISSING: {Your File}', uncheck, then re-check.

Hope this helps.
-Jim
0
 
LVL 65

Expert Comment

by:rockiroads
ID: 17091448
Most likely bet is the file needs registering

regsvr  

is the command to use

0
 
LVL 84
ID: 17091451
And I see no online references to this exact file ... perhaps this is a misspelling?

Did you copy/paste the 2000 db to your machine?
0
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:denwo1982
ID: 17092069
Sorry MSOWCF.DLL
0
 
LVL 84

Accepted Solution

by:
Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE ) earned 500 total points
ID: 17092166
Typically this is used in Data Access Pages; if you're not using these, I'd suggest doing as Jim suggests, but with a slight alteration: (a) remove the reference and then (b) compile the applicatiion (Debug - Compile) to see if you even need it. If you compile and everything works and seems okay, then leave the reference out ... if the compiler starts throwing errors, you may need to re-reference it. If you find that you do need them, make sure to re-register both of these

Msowc.dll
Msowcf.dll

0
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:stevbe
ID: 17092943
between the uncheck and recheck you should close and then reopen the references dialog box.

Steve
0

Featured Post

Complete VMware vSphere® ESX(i) & Hyper-V Backup

Capture your entire system, including the host, with patented disk imaging integrated with VMware VADP / Microsoft VSS and RCT. RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor)

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction The Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) language is at the heart of every application that you write. It is your key to taking Access beyond the world of wizards into a world where anything is possible. This article introduces you to…
Access custom database properties are useful for storing miscellaneous bits of information in a format that persists through database closing and reopening.  This article shows how to create and use them.
Familiarize people with the process of utilizing SQL Server functions from within Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the SQL Server objects that you can interact with from within Microsoft Ac…
Familiarize people with the process of retrieving data from SQL Server using an Access pass-thru query. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the ways that you can retrieve data from a SQL Server is by using a pa…

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question