Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Access 2003 activex .ocx files won't register - get dll error

10 Jul 2015   #1
dtflyerfl

windows 7 pro 32bit
 
 
Access 2003 activex .ocx files won't register - get dll error

Hi! I am in the process of upgrading from windows xp to windows 7 32 bit. Starting with new hardware and clean windows 7 pro 32 bit install, we copied over and installed our licensed copies of msoffice 2003. We run homegrown access dbases (file format is access 2000). For some reason, we did this on the first machine and it worked fine. On the second machine (duplicate hardware setup) my access dbases aren't working.

I am setup as an admin on the computer.

On windows xp we loaded several activex files to windows\system32 folders. They are: axctrl32.ocx, mscal.ocx, mscomct2.ocx, mscomctl.ocx. In the same directory we have msowc.dll, msowcf.dll,oledb32.dll,owc10.dll and a note that says msowc.dll goes in c:\program files\microsoft Office\office.

I copied all the files over to the system32 directory in windows7 (except for the msowc.dll which I copied to the msoffice location.) I then ran from the c:\windows\system32\regsvr32 axctrl32.ocx and I get this error:

"The module "c:\windows\system32\xxxxx.ocx" was loaded but the call to DllRegisterServer Failed with error code 0x8002801c."

any ideas? your input is appreciated!

Thank you,

Darren


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
21 Jul 2015   #2
BugMeister

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Jul 2015   #3
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

I see 2 problem areas, one is that this post should have been in the Software section and the other is that nearly all Windows-based programs have to be installed from disc or download, can't simply copy or move the program because during installation things like the Start menu items are created, Registry entries are made and support files such as .dll are installed in the proper Folder that the programs need. I am presuming that you don't have the Office discs to do a Repair installation.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Access 2003 activex .ocx files won't register - get dll error




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Network Error - you do not have permission to access files
I have worked through every post I can find but cannot access files on other PC's on a Windows 7 Homegroup. I have disconnected both Computers from the Homegroup and started a new homegroup and have connected both to it. The My Documents folder on the second Computer is located on a seperate...
Network & Sharing
How to register .dll and .exe files
Hi Guys I've just done a clean install and rather the installing the Adobe Thumbnail fix from here - Fixes for 64-bit Adobe Reader preview handler and thumbnails I was going to use the manual method described below but cannot seem to get any of them registered. Can anyone help me with the...
General Discussion
Regsvr32 error when tryng to register ChilkatCrypt2.dll
I get this kinda error: http://www.upload.ee/image/2044274/regscr.png When tryng to register it in my asus k533t. But when registrering with my other computer, which is Dell, it registres normaly. Both files are the same. Both computers are 32bit.
BSOD Help and Support
Run-time error 429 ActiveX component can't create object
Hi I get the above error every time on startup since installing some software. I have uninstalled the software but still get the error! I tried system restore but it failed for an unspecified reason, please help!
General Discussion
Microsoft fixes Office 2003 bug denying access to files
Source - Microsoft fixes Office 2003 bug denying access to files
Microsoft Office


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:46.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App