Progress bar issue in MSAccess 2010

I have a problem that is driving me insane relating to a progress bar on a form that has suddenly decided it doesn't want to play. The reference to mscomctl.ocx exists in System32 and is referenced in the VBA. I have also tried to register it manually using regsrv32 and it shows are registering successfully. However when I open the form I receive a message telling me

There is no object in this control.

When I look at the form in design view, the progress bar is there but empty. If I try to add another progress bar from the ActiveX list, I then get a message saying;

There was a problem accessing a proper or method the OLE object

I have tried decompiling and no joy. What is frustrating is that the Common control object is there in references and appears to be registered correctly.

Can anyone offer any ideas?
martmacAsked:
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Dale FyeCommented:
What version, 32 bit or 64 bit Office are you running?  The 64 bit version will not run a vast number of activeX controls, including the mscomctl.ocx controls.

I'm on my iPhone, but search the EE articles on 'progress bars', i wrote an article and have included code for a progress bar i use all the time.
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martmacAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much for your prompt response, 32bit Windows and 32bit office. I will do that search.
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Nick67Commented:
ActiveX controls can be flakey.
What's worth a shot is to copy the name of the control.
Flip to Design View
Delete the control
Recreate it.
Name it to the name of the original control

Test.

Mine's a third-party control, but occasionally, it'll flake.

Now, your problem sounds a little more serious, and it doesn't sound like you can do what I suggested on that particular computer
Question:  Do you have another computer with the right version of Access on it to attempt the above procedure?  And will it work?
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Dale FyeCommented:
Here is the link to the article I talked about
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Helen FeddemaCommented:
You might have to use the alternate method described in my Access Archon article on this topic:

http://www.helenfeddema.com/Files/accarch181.zip

Here is a screen shot of the alternate progress bar:

Custom progress bar
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martmacAuthor Commented:
Thanks a lot this sorts the problem, I gave up on the MS Progress bar.
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