Re: AC2002: Error 429 on XP SP1 - never happened on other installs !

From: Newbie (
Date: 07/20/04

Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 10:38:59 +0100

Was it installed using an installation program?

Is the activex control that it is referring to available on the XP machine?

"Björn Comhaire" <> wrote in message
> Hi,
> I have created a commercial application in Access 2000 some 4-5 years ago.
> installed the system with about 15 clients and never had any problems.
> Now one of my clients tried to install the package on a new WinXP SP1
> computer (with MS OF2000 on it) and as soon as they start up the
> they get a runtime error 429 (ActiveX).
> The first thing I do when the program is run is check to see if the
> is properly registered and this is done using a text file file with the
> registration info scrambled inside it. the textfile is opened using
> "Scripting.FileSystemObjectobject" (fso). Since I thought that this might
> the cause of the problem I installed the scripting engine separately on
> PC, but no joy.
> The version of my program they have was compiled on a Win98 computer at
> time, could this be the cause of the troubles ? I have the software
> on some other WinXP computers without problems (well not problems that
> couldn't be solved easily).
> Thx for the help,
> Björn