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InfoPath error: One or more required custom controls in this form cannot be created

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I have an InfoPath 2007 form published to a form library in MOSS 2007.  This form opens in InfoPath and is not browser-enabled.

The form suddenly stopped working for me and 1 other user.  I'm a farm admin and the user only has contributor rights on the form library (and site and subsite).  Everyone else with appropriate permissions can access existing forms that use the template and can create new forms using the template.

When either one of us tries to open the form, we get:

InfoPath cannot open the following file: http://site/subsite/formlibrary/filename.xml?OpenIn=PreferClient&NoRedirect=true&XmlLocation=/subsite/formlibrary/filename.xml.
One or more required custom controls in this form cannot be created.

No errors in the web front end event log or SharePoint log files.  No errors in my client PC's event log.

I've tried the following without success:

Opening the template and publishing it to a new list. 
Published the template to a new content type on this list and a new list. 
Dumped IE cache and reset IE settings.
Rebooted the computer.
Checked permissions on the list to make sure they were correct.

Last change made to the farm:

I performed the work around change to the web

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