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Visual Basic for Applications Reference

Visual Studio 6.0

Connection to type library or object library for remote process has been lost (Error 442)

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During remote access (that is, when accessing an object that is part of another process or is running on another machine), the connection to the library containing object information was broken. This error has the following cause and solution:

  • You lost your connection to the remote process's object library or type library.

    To reconnect, follow these steps:

    1. Restart the Application object.

    2. In the error dialog box through which you entered this Help topic, click OK to display the References dialog box.

    3. The lost reference appears with the word MISSING to its left.

    4. Remove the lost reference.

    5. In the References dialog box, click the check box for the object you started in step 1.

For additional information, select the item in question and press F1.

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