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How do I check what DAO version I am using ?

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How do I check, and how do I update it?

on WinXP
Access2000

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Question by:perrybond
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by:Silvers5
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http://www.devguru.com/Technologies/ado/quickref/ado_intro.html

check microsoft.. i'll revert back tomorrow to provide some urls
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by:perrybond
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Thanks,
this is part of a larger question that seems to have gone cold..
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qManageQuestion.jsp?ta=asp&qid=20276085
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by:vindevogel
ID: 6876526
Microsoft recently made a tool for this.
Go to their site, on ... http://www.microsoft.com/data/download.htm#CCinfo

and see if this tool is sufficient ....
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by:vindevogel
ID: 6876529
Updating ... run the latest download of MDAC, on the site URL
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by:perrybond
ID: 6876832
I have already downloaded and run the MDAC Microsoft data access component utility, but I do not understand what it is telling me!

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by:vindevogel
ID: 6877241
It tells you what you have installed and what versions of it !!


It gives you a complete overview of all the versions of drivers you have installed (both ODBC and OLEDB).  It gives you all the files, ...

and you can use it to check if a certain version of MDAC is there.

I think there's even a help file  ;-))
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by:perrybond
ID: 6877833
Apparently I need DAO 2.6.
I've looked, checked the help and used the search, nothing with "DAO" is listed.  I don't doubt I'm looking for the wrong thing.

From another Question I was told if I have DAO 2.6 my problems would be over !

PS
What is DOA 2.6 ?

I'm trying to read an Access2000 table with ASP
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vindevogel earned 50 total points
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You're mixing things ...

DAO is the old method and is mentionned as Microsoft Jet, this is in version 4 by now.

ADO is the new way to do things, and is in version 2.7 by now (recently)

Download MDAC 2.7 from the link above, and install it.

Access 2000 is only supported in Jet 4, which comes with the new ADO.  Or you can download it, from .... the url.
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by:perrybond
ID: 6880662
Ok , the fogs lifting, been to Microsoft they say:

This Web release is the first release of Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.7 RTM. This download installs the same version of the MDAC components that are installed Windows XP

I'm using windows XP, should I download and install (MDAC) 2.7 RTM anyway ?
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by:perrybond
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It's lifting further.  I downloaded the utility, but was running completely the wrong thing, sorry about that.
I am already running MDAC 2.7 RTM

Under OLEDB I have Microsoft Jet 4.0 OLE BD provider

So it looks like I have everything I need, only it doesn't work.

To save confusion, I'm closing this thread and am going to continue trying to fix the problem at

http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qManageQuestion.jsp?ta=asp&qid=20276085 

Hope this is OK

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by:vindevogel
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Yes, no problem, although I like a straight A record
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