Run-time error (PutInClipboard)
Thread poster: Diarmuid Kennan

Diarmuid Kennan
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Apr 1, 2008

I have been looking through the forums but have not found a problem identical to the one I am suffering from at the moment.

I am using the latest version of SDL Trados 2007 with SP2. My computer runs MS Office 2007 on a Windows Vista platform.

I cannot translate Word files with Workbench or Tageditor. The machine crashes, giving the following message:

Run-time error '2147221008 (800-401f0)

DataObject: PutInClipboard CoInitialize has not been called.

I have searched the net for a solution to this problem, which has occurred with increasing frequency and is now permanent.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Local time: 14:44
French to English
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Run-time error Sep 25, 2008


I've also encountered the same problem and can't figure out what may have gone wrong.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Darrell Champlin  Identity Verified
Local time: 15:44
English to Portuguese
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Hotfix availalbe Nov 27, 2008

Hi there! I've found a solution for our common problem. You can find the fix in this thread:
It is a Microsoft VBA issue and the hotfix works perfectly.


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