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Visual Basic .Net Using ASP .Net Web Service to connect to a Microsoft Access Database

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The question is how do I connect to a MS Access Database using the ASP .net Web Service in Visual Basic .Net.
I have Windows XP professional version and IIS installed.

I'm trying to use the OleDBConnection

Dim conn as New OleDbConnection("\Inetpub\wwwroot\WebService1\Response.mdb")

The connection string is wrong and I'm not sure how to make it right.

Thanks
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Question by:tjgilbert
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You need a connection string like:

    "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=\Inetpub\wwwroot\WebService1\Response.mdb;"

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Do you know if that connection string is correct for the MS Access 2003?
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It's what I use (with different file name, of course), so I hope it's correct!
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