Error 217 can occur on a Windows computer when you open an application. This problem may have several causes, such as incomplete download package, corrupted files, etc. The error message also specifies the address where the runtime error occurred. For example, it might say ‘Runtime error 217 at 0041AC0D’, etc.
What causes runtime error 217?
A conflict with a third-party application: There are a number of conflicts with third-party applications that are known to cause this particular runtime problem.
Corrupted system files: If a similar problem occurs with several different programs, you are most likely dealing with a corrupted system file that affects VB programs running.