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Office 2007 automation error library not registered

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Hi Experts

I'm getting the following error when loading an access database:

automation error library not registered -2147319779

This is caused from previously installing office 2013 and then removing it and installing office 2007, the error occurs when a library is registered to a previous version of office, to resolve I need to remove the offending link from the registry, however the issue is identifying the correct registry key to remove?
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Most errors of that nature involve bad references in the database (i.e. you're referencing a library that's not installed).

Open the database and go to the VBA Editor, and click Tools - References. Check those to be sure none are marked as MISSING. If there are any marked as such, then you'd need to resolve those - either install the necessary files/programs to provide those references, or remove them if they're not needed.

If none are marked as MISSING, then uncheck one of the references (be sure to note exactly which one it is), then close and reopen the References dialog, and then find and re-check the reference you removed earlier. This forces Access to recreate (and validate) the references.

Note too that you can determine which references are needed by doing this:

1. Compile your database - from the VBA Editor, click Debug - Compile. Fix any errors, and continue doing this until the menu item is disabled.
2. Remove the reference - click Tools - References, and uncheck the reference
3. Now compile the db again.

If the database compiles in Step 3, chances are you do NOT need that reference.

If the database does not compile, then you'd need to remake that reference.
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The solution involved clearing out all registry references to the 2013 office install
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This resolved the issue
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