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Compile error in hidden module Tbrun97.xls in Excel


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Symptoms

When you start Microsoft Excel, you receive an error message similar to one of the following:
Compile error in hidden module TBRUN97.xls
Compile error in hidden module TBRUN9.xls
After you click OK, Excel appears to work correctly.

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Cause

The Tbrun97.xls and Tbrun9.xls files are add-ins for Excel that do not seem to be fully compatible with later versions of Excel.

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Resolution

NOTE: Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.

To prevent Excel from loading the Tbrun97.xls files or Tbrun9.xls files, follow these steps: Note Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
  1. Click Start, and then click Search.
  2. In the Search Results window, click All files and folders.
  3. In the All or part of the file name box, type XLstart. In the Look in list, click the drive where Excel is installed.
  4. Expand More advanced option, and then under Type of file, in the drop-down list, select All files and folders.
  5. Select the Search system folders and Search hidden files and folders check boxes.
  6. Click Search.
  7. Double-click each of the folders that are found, and move or delete the Tbrun97.xls or Tbrun9.xls file from each folder where it exists.
  8. Restart Excel, and confirm that the error message no longer appears.

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More information

The Tbrun97.xls file is associated with TextBridge 98, which is an optical character recognition (OCR) program that some manufacturers include with their scanner software. The Tbrun97.xls file contains "Instant Access macros for Excel 97."

Tbrun9.xls is part of TextBridge Pro Millennium Version 9.5.

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References

TextBridge software is developed by ScanSoft. To inquire about an upgrade for TextBridge, contact TextBridge support on the ScanSoft Web site at: The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

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Keywords: KB272066, kbprb, kberrmsg

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Article Info
Article ID : 272066
Revision : 7
Created on : 1/29/2007
Published on : 1/29/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 425