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Old October 6th, 2006, 12:12 AM
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Default CreateObject fails

Hi,

I have the following 2 simple scripts which give me runtime errors.
Would someone please help? Thanks.

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<%
dim filesys
Set filesys = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
%>
Error Type:
Microsoft VBScript runtime (0x800A01AD)
ActiveX component can't create object: 'Scripting.FileSystemObject'
/hello.asp, line 6
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<%
dim filesys
Set filesys = CreateObject("Excel.Sheet")
%>

Error Type:
Microsoft VBScript runtime (0x800A0046)
Permission denied: 'CreateObject'
/hello.asp, line 6
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Thanks
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Old October 6th, 2006, 10:32 AM
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A common cause of this is that there is an anti-virus program preventing scripting running on the server.
Alternatively the classes may not be installed although I doubt that with the FileSystemObject.
As a side issue automating Excel via COM on a server is a risky and possibly illegal thing to do.

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Joe (Microsoft MVP - XML)





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