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"Format(Date)" command in a form function crashes access on SOME workstations; not others

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Hello ~

The "Format(Date)" command in a form function - to insert the date in an email message below - crashes Access (Microsoft Access has encountered a problem and needs to close, yada yada yada.....) on SOME workstations and not others!?   All workstations are running WXP, Outlook 2003, Access 2000 - SP-3.  And all workstations have the same libraries referenced.

When I remove the "Format(Date)" command it runs fine.

I'm stumped.  Can someone explain why this code runs on only some installations?

Many Thanks, Jacob
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    Dim objMailItem As Outlook.MailItem
   
    Dim olkApp As Outlook.Application
    Dim olkNameSpace As NameSpace
   
   
    Set olkApp = New Outlook.Application
   
    Set olkNameSpace = olkApp.GetNamespace("MAPI")
    Set objMailItem = olkApp.CreateItem(olMailItem)

    With objMailItem
 
  .To = Forms!frmOrders!frmCountReq!contEmail
  .Recipients.ResolveAll
 
       Select Case Frame71.Value
     
     Case 1    '      Letter #1
 
  .HTMLBody = "<HTML><FONT SIZE=2>" & Format(Date) & " <BR><BR>>>For fastest response...........
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