Visual Basic for Applications Reference

Specified system DLL could not be loaded (Error 298)


A .dll file provided by the operating system; for example, DDEML.DLL, VERSION.DLL, or WINSPOOL.DRV couldn't be found. This error has the following causes and solutions:

  • The file isn't on the proper path.

    Ensure the DLL is on the Windows System path.

  • The DLL is corrupted or was deleted.

    Reload the DLL.

  • There isn't enough memory or swap space.

    Try to free up some memory by closing other applications.