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Error Number 429; ActiveX component can't create object; Access 2010

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I have code in access that creates an object to send e-mail; it used to work in access 2003, but now in Access 2010 I get the following error:

429

ActiveX component can't create object

The code is as follows:

Dim mailman As ChilkatMailMan
Set mailman = CreateObject("ChilkatMail.ChilkatMailMan")



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Possibly a Reference issue.

VBA Editor >> Tools>> References ...

Are any listed as:

**Missing <SomeReferenceName>

?

mx
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by:JohnTall
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No, I have them all listed and checked, nothing is missing
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Does your code Compile ... Debug>>Compile

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by:JohnTall
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Yes
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What is ChilkatMailMan ?  3rd Party ?  Maybe it's not supported in A2010 ?

mx
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by:JohnTall
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I tried to follow the instr. here

http://www.cknotes.com/?p=293

and I have registered them for 64 bit, but I still have the same error.

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This is 64bit O2010 ??

That alone could be your problem.  

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by:JohnTall
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windows 7 pro
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U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

 
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"and I have registered them for 64 bit, "
64 bit what?  Office ?

Can you email or call the vendor ?
Sorry, I'm kind of out of ideas ...

mx
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Access MVP) earned 500 total points
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My best guess:
It's not compatible with A2010.

Can you try their phone support:

Phone: 1-630-784-9670

Near Chicago IL
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by:JohnTall
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will try them tomorrw
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by:JohnTall
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I have contacted Chilkat support, just waiting to hear back from them.

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by:JohnTall
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They advised me to purcahse a new copy, and I did for $99.00, as I downloaded it, I couldn't get it running, even in a new database with just the sample code.

This is after registering the dll's in 32 and 64 bit modes, running as administrator.

I called support, waiting their call back.

Sometimes EE is worth more than company paid support.
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EE is Gold !!!
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by:JohnTall
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Chilkat Software tech support advised me to check their KB article, because they couldn't think of why it was not working, I found a Microsoft support article there that did not refer to this error, but I applied the logic, and it did work.

I have granted permission for the 'Everyone' group to read the value in the registry, and that just made it work.

So note that a similar error, even when the dll is in fact registered, if the user can't read the reg value, this is what you get.

Tnx to all  
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by:JohnTall
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The Microsoft article I used to solve it

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/274038
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Good job ...

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