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Microsoft KB Archive/253661

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Article ID: 253661

Article Last Modified on 9/3/2002


  • Microsoft Office 2000 Developer Edition

This article was previously published under Q253661


When you run the Package and Deployment Wizard, you may receive the following error message:

Package and Deployment Wizard

Unexpected error number 8002801D has occurred: Method '~' of object '~' failed.


You are packaging a project with one or more missing references.


To resolve this problem, obtain Microsoft Office 2000 Developer Service Release 1 (SR-1).

To obtain SR-1, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

253566 MOD2000: How to Obtain and Install Microsoft Office 2000 Developer Service Release 1 (SR-1)

To temporarily prevent the error message, make sure that all of your references are valid before you begin to run the Package and Deployment wizard.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.  This problem was corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Developer SR-1.


Steps to Reproduce the Behavior

  1. Start Microsoft Excel.
  2. Create a new worksheet, or open an existing worksheet that has a missing reference.
  3. Press ALT+F11 to start the Visual Basic Editor.
  4. Start the Package and Deployment Wizard.
  5. Click Package. Note that you receive the error message described at the beginning of this article.

Keywords: kbfix kbpdwizard kbprb KB253661