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How to find what component has license information not found

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Last Modified: 2012-05-09
I am getting the message
"License information for this component not found. You do not have the appropriate license to use this functionality in the design environment"

... but it does not say which component is causing the error.

I've visited the following Microsoft articles, but they haven't helped:
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 177799 - PRB: "License Information for This Component Not Found" Error
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 194751 - FILE: VB6Cli.exe Fixes License Problems with Visual Basic 6.0
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 195353 - FILE: VBUSC.EXE Provides Licensing for Discontinued Controls

Does anyone have a suggestion, please, for tracking down which component is causing this error
(I don't know why MS don't make the message more helpful and include the control name!)
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