Solved

Missing Reference - Converting from 97 to 2000, Excel into Access

Posted on 2002-05-13
7
166 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
I have a VB program that exports Excel data into an Access database.
Our office just upgraded to Windows 2000 (we had 97).  The database converted perfectly - everything works fine.  However, I am having a problem with the export program (at least, I think that's what the problem is).
When I try to run it, it gives me a message something like "can't find object or library".  I did some research and found out that I am missing a DAO 2.5/3.5 Compatibility Library.  My question is, can I get this library from somewhere?  If I did, would that solve this problem?  Or should I update my code?  If I have to update my code, how do I know which lines are referencing DAO?  I am a relatively inexperienced VB programmer, so any suggestions will be helpful.  Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:Mikayla
7 Comments
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Richie_Simonetti
ID: 7007586
Yes, you could install mdac software fro Microsoft.
0
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
Richie_Simonetti earned 200 total points
ID: 7007588
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Richie_Simonetti
ID: 7007589
0
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Expert Comment

by:mani_m_in
ID: 7007864
Hi,
  MS-Access 2000 doesnot support the DAO 2.5/3.5 Compatibility Library. It supports only DAO 4.0 Compatibility Library. Try to update ur VB Code. You have to modify the code while Opening a Connecion Object. Change the DAO version 3.5 to 4.0 while opening a Connection object. I think this will solve ur problem.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Mikayla
ID: 7008545
That worked!  Thank you so much...I'll be able to sleep much better tonight!!
0
 
LVL 43

Expert Comment

by:TimCottee
ID: 7008570
mani_m_in right in the first part, wrong in the second. You are confusing the OLEDB provider 3.51 and 4.0 with the DAO library. The correct version for Access 2000 of the DAO library is 3.6 rather than 3.5 or lower.

To resolve the issue you should be able to uncheck the references to the 2.5/3.5 compatibility library and check the 3.6 library instead.
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Richie_Simonetti
ID: 7008582
Thanks for "A" grade.
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction I needed to skip over some file processing within a For...Next loop in some old production code and wished that VB (classic) had a statement that would drop down to the end of the current iteration, bypassing the statements that were c…
You can of course define an array to hold data that is of a particular type like an array of Strings to hold customer names or an array of Doubles to hold customer sales, but what do you do if you want to coordinate that data? This article describes…
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…
This lesson covers basic error handling code in Microsoft Excel using VBA. This is the first lesson in a 3-part series that uses code to loop through an Excel spreadsheet in VBA and then fix errors, taking advantage of error handling code. This l…

735 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question