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Launching Rational Rhapsody model results in "VBA Initialization Failed" error

Technote (troubleshooting)


Attempts to launch IBM Rational Rhapsody model fails with error "VBA Initialization Failed"


Cause 1: You have installed Rational Rhapsody using the *.msi file

Cause 2: You have the value of useVBA set as TRUE and do not have VBA feature license

Resolving the problem

In order to resolve the problem apply one of the following method:

Method 1: In order to resolve the same it is recommended to reinstall Rational Rhapsody using the setup.exe file present in the Installation folder with Administrative privileges

Method 2: Open the rhapsody.ini in Edit mode and set the value of useVBA as FALSE

Document information

More support for: Rational Rhapsody
General Information

Software version: 7.6,, 7.6.1,,,, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1637204

Modified date: 13 May 2013

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