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ms access data source connectivity in windows 98 ???

Posted on 2003-03-14
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Last Modified: 2013-12-24
i am trying to connect to a database in ms access... i cannot even see it in  the cf administrator ! i have to select JDBC-ODBC since i am in windows 98, but then on the next screen i dont see the name of my database in the DSN drop down, what the heck? anyone know about this!

is this a windows 98 problem, or what! i cannot even select my database.

Question by:finnstone

Accepted Solution

chrispont earned 300 total points
ID: 8141394
You need to define the dsn in ODBC in control Panel.
Select System DSN > Add then select Microsoft Access.
Select the Path of the database and give the data source a name!

It should then appear in the DSN drop down in CF Admin.

Hope this works for you!

Author Comment

ID: 8143007
perfect , thank you so much... i could not find this information anywhere.!

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