Late binding to Outlook error in Access 2010

Posted on 2011-02-22
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I'm getting the error
429 - ActiveX component can't create object
when using

    Dim appOutlook as object
    Set appOutlook = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")

This used to work OK but now fails whether Outlook is already running or not.
Any suggestions?
Question by:kentgorrell
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Expert Comment

by:Patrick Matthews
ID: 34957896
Have you checked to see if there are any broken references?

Author Comment

ID: 34957921
I'm using Late Binding and no no broken references.
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Expert Comment

by:Chris Bottomley
ID: 34958479
Is it any better if you try the following?

Dim appOutlook as object
        Set appOutlook = CreateObject("Outlook.Application", "localhost")

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Author Comment

ID: 34959324
It's different, with your code I get
error 463 Class not registered on local machine
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Expert Comment

by:Chris Bottomley
ID: 34959410
Hmmm implies that there is an issue with outlook itself to me.  The problem is you say outlook is ok, will have to look into it but I am guessing a repair / re-insall type solution!

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Chris Bottomley earned 2000 total points
ID: 34959457
YUp looks like the first recommendation is a repair and then retry


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