Error 429 ActiveX component can't create object

How to fix error 429 with Internet explorer

This error occurred when we used get object method to automate the Microsoft Access application or Microsoft office application. This error occurred due to the running instance of MS application not registered. The instance of MS application not registered automatically because it is better to optimization process. But for using get object method we have to register the object in register object table using coding. Using coding we can register or focus the control to our application. In this article we are using shell windows. In this article we also the current page name on the internet explorer.

Firstly we have to understand this error and how this error will occur. "Error Run time 429 Active X component can't create object" occurred due to this line.

Set IEBrowser = GetObject(, "InternetExplorer.Application")

For reproduce this write above code on button click. The error 429 occurred as shown in Fig 1.1.

Error 429 with get object of internet explorer. Fig-1.1


For solve this error we are using the shell window method. For that we have to create the form to represent the error status and on button click we have to call the function. For using shell window we have to declare as given in code.

Dim WinShell As SHDocVw.ShellWindows

Set WinShell = New SHDocVw.ShellWindows

After coding we have to click on the button. Accidently we got error "user defined type not define" as shown in Fig 1.2.

Error 429 with get object of internet explorer. Fig-1.2


In the coding part we are using the internet controls. This error occur because of internet control are not registered. So we have to register the Microsoft internet controls as shown in Fig 1.3.

Error 429 with get object of internet explorer. Fig-1.3


As we add the reference the error will solve and now we have to test whether it will show the current internet explorer page name on message box. So we have to click on the button the name of the page will come on message box as shown in Fig 1.4.

Error 429 with get object of internet explorer. Fig-1.4


VBA code to reproduce the Error 429:

Option Compare Database
Private Sub Command0_Click()
Set IEBrowser = GetObject(, "InternetExplorer.Application")
End Sub

VBA code to fix the Error 429:

Option Compare Database
Private Sub cmdBtn_Click()
Dim IEBrowser As InternetExplorer
Navigate_IE IEBrowser
If Not IEBrowser Is Nothing Then
MsgBox IEBrowser.Document.Title
End If
End Sub
Public Function Navigate_IE(ByRef IEBrowser) As Boolean
Dim WinShell As SHDocVw.ShellWindows
Dim IE As SHDocVw.InternetExplorer
Dim lng As Long
Dim ObjFnd As Boolean
Set WinShell = New SHDocVw.ShellWindows
For lng = 0 To WinShell.Count - 1
Set IE = WinShell.Item(lng)
If Not IE Is Nothing Then
If InStr(1, IE.LocationURL, "file://", vbTextCompare) = 0 And Len(IE.LocationURL) <> 0 Then
If IE.Visible = True Then ObjFnd = True: Exit For
End If
End If
If ObjFnd = True Then
Set IEBrowser = IE
IENavigate = True
IENavigate = False
End If
End Function


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