MS Office – Access/Excel – “Missing Excel 16.0 Object Library”

Background

Our users started having problems using a homegrown Microsoft Access Application.

Error

Error Image

microsoftexcel16objectlibraryismissing.20190104.0107pm

 

Error Text

MISSING : Microsoft Excel 16.0 Object Library

 

Trouble Shooting

We have Microsoft Office 2010 installed.

Being sought for “Microsoft Excel 16.0 Object Library“….

BTW, Excel 16.0, is Office 2016.

Remediation

Install Microsoft Office Interop Component.

Microsoft Office Interop Component

Version

Office 2010

For Microsoft Office 2010, the Interop product is available here :-

Microsoft Office 2010: Primary Interop Assemblies Redistributable
Link

Office 2016

The Interop Component not available as a standalone product.  One needs the entire Office suite.

Microsoft Office Suite

Install

As I tried installing Microsoft Office 2016 ran into a blocking issue :-

Image

wecantinstallthe32bitversionofoffice

Text

We can’t install the 32-bit version of Office because we found the following 64-bit programs on your PC :

Microsoft Office Access Runtime 2010
Microsoft Office Office 32-bit Components 2010

Uninstall

Uninstall – “Microsoft Office Office 32-bit Components 2010”

Help
  1. Microsoft Office Office 32-bit Components 2010
    Link
Command

MsiExec.exe /X{90140000-0043-0000-1000-0000000FF1CE}

Confirmation

microsoftofficeoffice32bitcomponents2010.20190104.0137pm

 

Uninstall – “Microsoft Office Access Runtime 2010”

Help
  1. A guide to uninstall Microsoft Office Access Runtime 2010 from your system
    Link
Command

MsiExec.exe /X {90140000-001C-0000-0000-0000000FF1CE}

Confirmation

microsoftofficeoffice32bitcomponents2010.20190104.0137pm

 

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