calendar control 9.0 ActiveX, Access 2010

Dear experts -
I found the ActiveX Calendar control - despite the various things I read online about it being 'deprecated', it still works beautifully.
However, we get messages about missing 'ocx' file when putting the front end on our server (each user has a local copy of the Front End, which gets recopied every time it changes). Everyone is running Access 2010.
The questions:
1) Is there an easy way to fix this broken reference? Do I simply need to copy an ocx file to our server?
2) I've read elsewhere that we should consider a CALENDAR SUBFORM. Does anyone have a link to a good one?
(The main reason we're using this is that it is so much more user-friendly to see a conventional monthly calendar without having to click and invoke a date-picker)

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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)President / OwnerCommented:
You'd have to distribute the .ocx as well and register it.

Rather I would replace it.  Never have been a fan of ActiveX in Access, but all the options are covered here:

Replacing the Calendar Control in Access 2010 Applications

 Including the date/time picker in the common controls, which gets around the distribution issues because it's already in the OS.

 However I would use a native control calendar like this (which is the one I use):

There are many floating around though, some free, some not.


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terpsichoreAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much for the comprehensive and thoughtful response.
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