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Connecting Data Control With Access 2000 MDB file

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I m trying to connect MDB file (Created in access 2000) with Data Control. When I try to connect to Recordsource property in DataControl, It display error msg. unrecognized Database format and does n't disply table name in database.

Pl. let me know ASAP how to open Access 2000 MDB by DataControl.

Thanks

RAAG
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this is a known problem. see http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q257780 for resolution
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by:Anthony Perkins
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Take a look at this article from MSDN:
PRB: Error "Unrecognized Database Format" When You Upgrade to Access 2000 or 2002 (Q238401)
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q238401&SD=MSKB&

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Install Visual Studio SP4.  Fixes the problem.

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by:philipstewart
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Are you using DAO or ADO?

If DAO use ADO, this happened to me and this solved the problem by using the Component:
Microsoft ADO Data Control 6.0 (SP3) (OLEDB)

intead of the Reference:
DAO 2.5/3.5 Compatability Library
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Thanks, emoreau  for your help here.

I have finalized this question, and will monitor it for comments.

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