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How to connect to Access using VB.net

Posted on 2004-04-12
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Hi
  Could someone advise me on how I could connect to an Access database using a datasource with VB.Net and create a recordset.

Any help is greatly appreciated
thanx
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Look here, this is a useful guide to creating a connection and accessing data in vb.net with ADO.NET managed oledb provider.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/vbcon/html/vbtskcreatingconnectiontoaccessdatabase.asp
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Dim MyConn as OleDbConnection
Dim ConnStr as String
ConnStr=""Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\MyApp\MyDataBase.mdb"

MyConn= new OleDbConnection(ConnStr)
If u have database Protected with Userid add "Userid=xxxx;Password=xxxxx" to the above string

Once Connection is Opened other opearations are same as common OleDb operations
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    Dim rs As New ADODB.Recordset
   
    rs.Source = "SELECT * FROM Table"
    rs.ActiveConnection = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=""C:\dir\db.mdb"""
    rs.Open
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