MS Access Macro no longer works

I received a solution here to create a macro to export a query to a CSV file:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Development/MS_Access/Q_24144577.html
It worked for several years, but some time after install MS Office 2013, it stopped working. I now get the error:
compile error
object library feature not supported

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the current code is:
Function ExportUK()
    Dim filepath As String, xlapp As Excel.Application, xldoc As Excel.Workbook
     
    filepath = "C:\Users\lev\Desktop\ZAKAUK_Donors.xls"
    filepath2 = "C:\Users\lev\Desktop\ZAKAUK_Donors.txt"
    DoCmd.OutputTo acOutputTable, "Recent_UK_Donations", acFormatXLS, filepath
     
    Set xlapp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
    Set xldoc = xlapp.Workbooks.Open(filepath)
    xlapp.DisplayAlerts = False
    xldoc.SaveAs filepath2, xlCSV
     
    xldoc.Close False
    xlapp.Quit
    deedCSV = 1
End Function

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the line creating the error is:
 Set xlapp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")

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Note the Microsoft Excel 15.0 Object Library is Available according to the references window.

How can I make this work again?
Lev SeltzerAsked:
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Barry CunneyCommented:
Hi WEBuilder,
In the References window, is the check box beside Microsoft Excel 15.0 Object Library ticked on?
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Lev SeltzerAuthor Commented:
As stated previous, yes, it is ticked on.
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[ fanpages ]IT Services ConsultantCommented:
Hi,

Please can you try changing this line:

Dim filepath As String, xlapp As Excel.Application, xldoc As Excel.Workbook

To read:

Dim filepath As String, xlapp As Object, xldoc As Object

...and then re-run the code?

Do you see any difference in the outcome?

BFN,

fp.
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Lev SeltzerAuthor Commented:
This worked. Thank you for your quick response.
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[ fanpages ]IT Services ConsultantCommented:
No problem at all.

Good luck with the rest of your project.
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