Compile error in hidden module

Applies to versions of MerlinXL designed to run on Excel 2003. Error Message When opening older versions of MerlinXL  in a 64 bit OS you see the error message: Compile error in hidden module Example Error Message Cause This error is generally caused by an out of date version of...

Could not load an object because it is not available on this machine.

Answer This error is as a result of Microsoft security update MS27-027 released May 2012. Unfortunately this update does not correctly update certain Office dll files, mainly MSCOMCTL.OCX which is used by Excel to display controls on the forms, for example the treeview control used to display the list of...

Compile error in hidden module

The error may also say This Module instead of frmTreeView Answer This is related to the Microsoft Security Update MS12-027. Delete “.EXD” files in the local drive, C:\ Open the command prompt Navigate to Documents and Settings  (or Users on Windows 7) C:\Documents and Settings> del/S/A:H/A:-H *.EXD (and press enter key) Depending...

Automation error

Answer This error is as a result of Microsoft Security update MS12-060  released August 2012 This update has caused a problem with an Office dll file  MSCOMCTL.OCX used by Excel to display controls in forms. Solution Re-register the MSCOMCTL.OCX file. 1. Open the Command Prompt (DOS Window) with admin rights...