Reply to: Automation Server error messageNovember 18, 2009 at 6:56 pm
If the file is there it may not be registered with Windows. This is done during installation, however, it is possible that is has been unregistered.
The tool regsvr32.exe is what you need to run to register a COM object in DLL or OCX form. This tool usually lives in C:WindowsSystem32 That folder is typically part of the standard command paths that Windows knows about, so you can usually run this tool from anywhere.
1. Go to a command prompt.
2. Use the CD command to move to the location of sqextras.dll (it should be in the XMetaL Author installation path's root folder)
3. Run the following command:
If it registers successfully then you will be told so. If it fails you will also be given an error (in which case you may need to check with your IT people about security, or whatever else the error suggests and you may wish to read the following Microsoft KnowledgeBase article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/249873