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Added by latinbui on 20 Feb 2022 at 15:17


Thank you for posting the video. I tried using the sample Excel files that came with the video. When I run the program to populate the listbox using data from the Movies.xlsx file, I received the following error:

1. Run-time error '-2147467259 (80004005)': Failure creating file

Private Sub UserForm_Initialize()

    Dim cn As ADODB.Connection
    Dim rs As ADODB.Recordset
    Set cn = New ADODB.Connection
    cn.ConnectionString = _
        "Provider=Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0;" & _
        "Data Source=" & ThisWorkbook.Path & "\Movies.xlsx;" & _
        "Extended Properties='Excel 12.0 Xml;HDR=YES';"

    Set rs = New ADODB.Recordset
    rs.ActiveConnection = cn
    rs.Source = _
        "SELECT [Title], [Release Date], [Run Time] FROM [Sheet1$] " & _
        "WHERE [Title] LIKE '%star%' ORDER BY [Title]"
    With ListBox1
        .ColumnCount = rs.Fields.Count
        .ColumnWidths = "300;50;50"
        .List = WorksheetFunction.Transpose(rs.GetRows)
    End With
End Sub

This error most likely occurred at the VBA line: cn.open


I am using Excel Office 365 with Windows 10 64-bit and Microsoft OneDrive. The path to the Movies.xlsx file in OneDrive has the following extension:



References to the following libraries have been turned on in the Excel VBA Editor-Tools\References menu:

1. Visual Basic for Applications

2. Microsoft Excel 16.0 Object Library

3. OLE Automation

4. Microsoft Office 16.0 Object Library

5. Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects 6.1 Library

I am not sure whether the problems in creating the ADO connection has to do with the connection string, the OneDrive path, or the object library references in Excel.

Thank you

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