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I need to get a list of databases available on a server selected from a listbox (this is filled from the registry).  I have tried the ODBC32 function SQLBrowseConnect, but have been unable to get it to work.  All code samples I've seen are in C.  What's the best way to get this?
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What database is on the server. Or is it just a list of access mdb's stored in the registry ?

Do you want to populate a listbox, from the registry ?
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To get a list of databases on a SQL server do a select * FROM SysDatabases from the Master database on the server.
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