Missing or broken reference to the file '2' version 1.0

Hi all.

I just purchased a new Windows 7 desktop and I'm trying to open an Access 2003 database. When I open the database, I get the following error:

Your database or project contains a missing or broken reference to the file '2' version 1.0

When I go to Tools --> References I see the following:

MISSING: Export 1.0 Type Library

In the Location it shows: C:\Windows\system32\catsrvut.dll\2

Any idea how I can fix this?

Thank you in advance.
printmediaAsked:
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PatHartmanCommented:
That looks like a custom library rather than one of the standard ones.  You will need to install that software if it is not yet installed.

If this is an obscure reference and you can get by without it, find the spot in the code where the library is referenced (compile should do it), and comment out the code.
Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Also, you may not even need that reference. To determine that, first make a backup of your database and then do this:

1. Open the VBA Editor
2. Click Debug - Compile. Fix any errors, and continue doing so until the application compiles
3. Click Tools - References.
4. Uncheck the trouble reference
5. Now Compile again.

If the last compile does NOT throw new errors, then you don't need that reference.

If the last compile DOES throw errors, then you most likely do need that reference, and you'll have to determine what needs to be installed. From what I can gather, catsrvut.dll has to do with Catalog services, address listings, etc for Windows and Exchange Servers. If it's not installed, then I would think a reinstall of the OS would be in order (you should NOT copy/paste it from another machine).

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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Curious what the actual solution was ...
printmediaAuthor Commented:
I removed the Missing reference and compiled it again. It was for an old function that obtained the username, no longer need it.
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