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VBA calling VBS gives "ActiveX component cant create object"

VBA calling VBS gives "ActiveX component cant create object"

VBA calling VBS gives "ActiveX component cant create object"

Hi folks,

I am a newbie in using VB family of languages. I wrote a .NET dll which creates a process (objProcess.Start()) in one function and returns the pid and then in second function I pass the pid and monitor it using objProcess.WaitForExit(). I exposed it to the COM and registered it using REGASM with /tlb and /Codebase option. Then wrote a small VB script as shown: Lets call is TEST.vbs


Set objProc = CreateObject("CreateANDMonitor.Class1")
pid = objProc.fncCreate("calc.exe")
msgbox "process ended"
Set objProc = Nothing

I double click the TEST.vbs and it launches the calc adn when I close cals it pops up the message. Everything is good till now :thumb:

Now I want to call this script from and out look macro, so I created one in outlook


Public Sub main()
 Shell "wscript C:\.....\TEST.vbs"
End Sub

If I do this I get the following error


MSG: ActiveX component cant create object: "CreateANDMonitor.Class1"
CODE: 800A01AD

Why the script is running fine by itself and not when called from an Outlook Macro.

Help will be highly appreciated.

RE: VBA calling VBS gives "ActiveX component cant create object"

At a guess, if the DLL is not in the same directory as the script, it DLL needs to be registered first.

regsvr32 dllpath

RE: VBA calling VBS gives "ActiveX component cant create object"

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