Retrieving & Updating an Access Database

For some reason (By even using the DataForm Wizard) I am unable to update an Access database from .NET
I use the OLE JET 4.0 Provider and a Microsoft Access 2003 database.
I can get my programs to add a blank record, but not any actual data.
Why is this happening?

Please include examples and explainations
Andrew StillwellAsked:
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' 1. Create your OleDB connection
Dim connString As String = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0; Data Source=C:\yourDBPath\yourDB.mdb;"
Dim conn as New OleDbConnection(connString)

' 2. Let's say you want to insert a record in Table (tblCustomers {customer_id(PK), customerName})
' for this you can use an OleDbCommand
Dim cmd As New OleDbCommand("INSERT INTO tblCustomers (customerName) VALUES ('John Smith')", Conn)

' 3. Now execute the command
Catch Ex As Exception
End Try


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Bob LearnedCommented:
Are you getting any exceptions?  Are you using a DataAdapter?  Are you calling the Update?


Andrew StillwellAuthor Commented:

This is my code for filling the dataset
            OleDbDataAdapter1.SelectCommand.Parameters("GSFEquipNo").Value = txtboxGSFEquipNo.Text

This is my code for updating

            Me.BindingContext(DsFreon1, "Freon").EndCurrentEdit()
            Me.BindingContext(DsFreon1, "Freon").AddNew()


What is wrong with this?  I've never had such problems with SQL Server; why is an Access database so different?
Bob LearnedCommented:
That's because Access sucks *GRIN*  Are you getting an exception?

Did you think about SQL Server 2005 Express?  It's free.

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