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How do i retrieve a list of OLE DB providers using VB
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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Hmm interesting.
I know that the files of OleDB Providers are installed in Program Files\Common\System\OleDB
I check if something can be found in registry
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 50 total points
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I know that the files are installed in Program Files\Common\System\OleDB

In the registry, look up all the classes (IN HKEY_LOCALMACHINE\SOFTWARE\CLSID\ )with SubKey "OLE DB Provider", the default property of this SubKey gives the Display Name of the Providers...

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