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problem on microsoft access 2013 on windows 8.1

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hi
i recently purchased new computer that comes with windows 8.1 but when i tried to open a microsoft  access file i got an error: your microsoft access database contain a missing or broken reference to the file 'mscomct2.ocx version 2.0
and when i looked on the references i see that there is a check on " missing: microsoft windows common controls-2 6.0 (sp4) (and the location is c:\windows\syswow64\mscomct2.ocx).

thanks in advance
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This error “mscomct2.ocx version 2.0” has been shown due to “missing: microsoft windows common controls-2 6.0 (sp4)” does not installed. You can download Microsoft Windows Common Controls-2 6.0 from the given Microsoft Web site link:
http://activex.microsoft.com/controls/vb6/MSCOMCT2.CAB

After this you cannot find this error. Hope this answer is helpful to you.
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A thousand thanks
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