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I want to create a user dsn in odbc. This dsn should connect access 7.0 database.  How to do it in VB5, what's the connection code?  I tried it before, although it can created dsn's name, but cannot connect the database and invaild directory. How to solve it?
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Look at usinf file dsn's, then it simply a metter of writing to a file
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Use a FileDSN and include it with your application.
Don't forget to change your ODBC connection string to FILEDSN= (instead of DSN=)

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Who corrupted my spelling, it wasn't that bad I'm sure.
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