Error creating ADX COM Add-in

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Error creating ADX COM Add-in
Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel PIA registered but doesn't exist in GAC 
Morris Maynard

Posts: 1
Joined: 2006-06-26
When creating an ADX COM Add-in, I follow the steps in the video for the Excel addin. After the last wizard screen, I see the error that is copied b below. I can continue creating the project and the resulting add-in does work, but I have to add a reference to the Excel COM library in order to get access to Excel objects such as the Application.

Detailed technical information follows:
Date and Time: 6/26/2006 12:24:06 AM
Machine Name: BOXOMO
IP Address:
Current User: MAYNIDEA\morris

Application Domain: DefaultDomain
Assembly Codebase: file:///C:/Program Files/Add-in Express .NET/Bin/Package/VS2005/AddinExpress.Wizard.dll
Assembly Full Name: AddinExpress.Wizard, Version=2.6.1760.2005, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=a2ea270bb9cf0bea
Assembly Version: 2.6.1760.2005
Assembly Build Date: 10/26/2004 2:06:50 AM

Exception Source: AddinExpress.Wizard
Exception Type: System.ApplicationException
Exception Message: The 'Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c' PIA is registered in the system registry but it doesn't exist in the GAC folder.
Exception Target Site: GeneratePIA

---- Stack Trace ----
AddinExpress.Wizard.ADXWizard.GeneratePIA(interopName As String, _namespace As String, lang As ADXProjectLang, piaFullName As String, references As Object, tlbFullPath As String, tlbID As String, major As Int32, minor As Int32, localID As Int32, snFullPath As String, allowSigh As Boolean, piaList As SortedList)
AddinExpress.Wizard.dll: N 0292 (0x124) IL

Posted 26 Jun, 2006 02:20:02 Top
Sergey Grischenko

Add-in Express team

Posts: 7233
Joined: 2004-07-05
Hi Morris.

You just need to install PIAs for Office 2003.
For some reason they are registered in the system registry of your PC but they don't exist in the GAC folder.

Posted 26 Jun, 2006 07:05:56 Top