programmatically configuring the data source and driver

How do we programmatically configure the datasource and associated driver.This can be manually done by clicking on the ODBC icon in the control panel.Since I'am using a CRecordset class,  in the "get default connect" function ,it goes to a predefined data source and if that data source is not registered in the system where the application is running , the program fails telling "data source not found "
vijayashamAsked:
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chensuCommented:
How to add a data source (ODBC)
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/sdkdoc/sql/6_odbcht_2.htm 

Data Source: Programmatically Configuring an ODBC Data Source
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/devprods/vs6/visualc/vccore/_core_data_source.3a_.programmatically_configuring_an_odbc_data_source.htm 

TN048: Writing ODBC Setup and Administration Programs for MFC Database Applications
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/devprods/vs6/visualc/vcmfc/_mfcnotes_tn048.htm 

HOWTO: Configure ODBC Data Sources on the Fly
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q110/5/07.asp
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vijayashamAuthor Commented:
I had already tried using SQLConfig, but the problem is when I open the recordset ,it fails in in the get default connect function.
Any other answers please send to bmveena@hotmail.com.Thanx for the answers
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inprasCommented:
Hi
check this
str points to file to open
                  sprintf(szDesc,"DSN=%s; DESCRIPTION=Temp Data Source; DBQ=%s;FIL=MicrosoftAccess;",
                  "MyDSN",str);
            if (retVal =
//To configure data source dynamically
SQLConfigDataSource(NULL,ODBC_ADD_DSN,"Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)\0",
                        (LPCSTR)szDesc));
Hope this help
Regards
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