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Topic:   scomm32 control not found: Windows 10/ Access 2010

By: theCasePosted on: Dec 26 2017 at 02:27:47 AM
I've installed the scomm32 control and cannot find it in Access 2010. I've tried the "InCode" and "OnForm" example and neither works. The "inCode" sample gives me a "there is no object in this control" when I go to design view, ( i.e. control on the form is blank/empty.

I've tried registering the scommx.ocx file using Regsvr32 in SysWow64 to no avail.

I'm guessing there is some registration problem, but so far it's been a head-scratcher for me. My plan is to read NMEA txt files from a USB GPS unit...

Any thoughts appreciated....

By: GuestPosted on: Dec 26 2017 at 07:19:34 PM
Are you using the 64bit version of MSOffice?

By: GuestPosted on: Dec 26 2017 at 07:20:32 PM
You need the 32bit version of msoffice.

By: theCasePosted on: Dec 26 2017 at 09:20:23 PM
I'm using the 64 bit version of MSOffice 2010. Thank you for your time to reply to my question. It looks like it's a great product and would have worked great for me. Thanks again!

By: GuestPosted on: Jan 6 2018 at 01:30:47 PM
I also couldn't get the samples to operate in Access, was coming up with an error "Missing or broken reference to OCX". Had 64-bit Windows with 32-bit Office. The OCX (V9) was showing in the References (in VBE Editor), but I did notice an entry there which stated "Missing - SCOMM V7". After removing this reference, problem disappeared.

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