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Error: Access or Excel stopped working using Barcode ActiveX Control

Support Q&A Knowledge BaseCategory: ActiveX ControlError: Access or Excel stopped working using Barcode ActiveX Control
Brant asked 10 months ago
When using the Barcode ActiveX Control, you receive one of the following errors:
Microsoft Access has stopped working
Microsoft Excel has stopped working

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Best Answer

Brant answered 10 months ago

Barcode ActiveX Controls use legacy COM technology and are not completely compatible with Access 2013 or greater and Excel 2016 or greater. If you cannot use an older version of Access or Excel, we can recommend using VBA with barcode fonts.

If that is not a good solution, we recommend the IDAutomation Native Barcode Generator for Excel or the Native Barcode Generator for Access, which do not rely on ActiveX, fonts or any other components to be installed.