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    Strange front end error (xp 2k)

    I have a typical front end back end set up. front ends on individual machines, back end on the server. On some pc's i'm getting an error message ' Compile Error - Can't find object or library '

    Settings is a linked table in the back end. (its just used as a flag)

    The word dbOpenSnapshot is highlighted, when i get the error.

    The front end is the same version copied from the server, but the error only happens on some machines, so i'm
    guessing its something not added into that remote machines version of access. but. i have no idea what.

    <font color=red>Private Sub Form_Load()
    On Error Resume Next
    Dim db As DAO.Database
    Dim snp As DAO.Recordset
    Dim msg As String

    Dim CurrentVersion As Integer, ThisVersion As Integer

    Set db = CurrentDb
    Set snp = db.OpenRecordset("Settings", <font color=blue>dbOpenSnapshot</font color=blue> )

    '----------------dlookupbit for name -------------------------------------------------------
    Call NetworkUserName

    MyName = DLookup("Name", "TLS", "eNumber = " & Chr(34) & NetworkUserName & Chr(34))

    Me![User] = NetworkUserName & " - " & MyName

    If snp![logoff] Then
    msg = "The database is closed for updating" & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & "Please try later."
    MsgBox msg
    End If</font color=red>

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    Re: Strange front end error (xp 2k)

    First, check for missing references on the problem PC - select Tools | References... in the Visual Basic Editor. Are there references starting with MISSING?

    You can also try re-registering DAO on the problem PC:
    - Quit Access.
    - Select Start | Run...
    - Type

    Regsvr32 "C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft SharedDAODao360.dll"

    - Click OK or press Enter.

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