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BenMie
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Since: Oct 21, 2005
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2005 9:12 am    Post subject: outlvba.dll is not a valid Office Add-in
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Hi,

when starting Outlook I get this error

C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application
Data\Microsoft\AddIns\outlvba.dll is not a valid Office Add-in

There is nothing in that folder and looking for Add-ins doesn't get me any
closer, cause there are no Add-ins under Help and Add-ins :-/

Can anyone help?
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neo [mvp outlook]
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Since: Jan 17, 2005
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2005 6:02 am    Post subject: Re: outlvba.dll is not a valid Office Add-in [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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assuming that you are using outlook 2003, outlvba.dll should exist at
\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\ADDINS. Assuming the file is
there, it could be corrupt. If this is the case, you can rename it to
outlvba.backup and then try doing a detect and repair on Office via the
add/remove applet in the control panel. This should bring in a new copy of
the file.

By the way, the reason that you don't see the addin installed is that this
addin gets registered under HKLM and not HKCU.

/neo

ps - hklm location is:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\Microsoft.VbaAddinForOutlook.1
The filename field only contains outlvba.dll.

"BenMie" wrote in message

> Hi,
>
> when starting Outlook I get this error
>
> C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application
> Data\Microsoft\AddIns\outlvba.dll is not a valid Office Add-in
>
> There is nothing in that folder and looking for Add-ins doesn't get me any
> closer, cause there are no Add-ins under Help and Add-ins :-/
>
> Can anyone help?
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BenMie
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2005 6:24 am    Post subject: outlvba.dll [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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we are using ol 2003. But none of the users getting this error) are using
add-inns.
Nobody knows about the outlvba.dll
And there is no file to rename - cause the add-inn folder is empty.

I tried backup and delete on
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\Microsoft.VbaAddinForOutlook.1

And it seems ok. The error doesn't appear anymore, and outlook seems working
fine.
But lets see how long Smile
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neo [mvp outlook]
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2005 8:24 am    Post subject: Re: outlvba.dll [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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outlvba.dll is what drives outlook's macros. (e.g. Tools > Macro > Macros)
and as stated earlier, it shouldn't exist in the "users" profile. the file
should exist in the program files area I mentioned.

"BenMie" wrote in message

> we are using ol 2003. But none of the users getting this error) are using
> add-inns.
> Nobody knows about the outlvba.dll
> And there is no file to rename - cause the add-inn folder is empty.
>
> I tried backup and delete on
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\Microsoft.VbaAddinForOutlook.1
>
> And it seems ok. The error doesn't appear anymore, and outlook seems
> working
> fine.
> But lets see how long Smile
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positiveendinmind



Joined: Jan 18, 2006
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2006 9:07 pm    Post subject: Re: outlvba.dll is not a valid Office Add-in [Login to view extended thread Info.]

neo,

Thanks so much. This is the first time that I have used this forum and your solution worked for me in 4 minutes. I am smiling!
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forcedfx



Joined: Apr 27, 2006
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 28, 2006 1:19 am    Post subject: Re: outlvba.dll is not a valid Office Add-in [Login to view extended thread Info.]

This post has helped me out tremendously. I had a problem where outlook would want to disable the Microsoft VBA for Outlook plugin. I answered yes which disabled the plugin but kept me from being able to run macros, change security settings, or edit the macros. If I didn't disable the plugin Outlook wuold freeze up and not respond.

I downloaded a new copy of Outlvba.dll and relaced mine but it still gave me problems. This happened to me once before and replacing my ntuser.dat file along with my outlook files fixed it for a little while. The problem would only happen under my login. Other logins on the computer worked fine.

I ended up renaming outlvba.dll to outlvba1.dll and started outlook. Outlook started and the office installer started running. It kept prompting for the Office 2003 cd so I popped it in and it replaced and I assume re-registered the outlvba.dll file. I couldn't register the dll file using regsvr32.exe for some reason. I kept getting an error that it could not find the file.

I also found that under Help->About Microsoft Outlook->System Information->Office 2003 Applications->Microsoft Office Outlook 2003->COM Add-ins I had the Microsoft VBA for Outlook Add-in it was listed three times. After the installer replaced and re-registered the DLL it is only listed there twice.
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chhs-smk



Joined: Jul 13, 2007
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2007 3:19 pm    Post subject: Re: outlvba.dll is not a valid Office Add-in [Login to view extended thread Info.]

This is still being helpful. Fixed my issue in a flash. Well, as much of a flash as the MS Office repair can run.

Thanks
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