I cant connect to the database using windows 2000 professional ?

Posted on 2006-10-31
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Last Modified: 2010-04-23

My program work perfectly with computers that contain window xp operating system using OleDb in order to connect to access database, but it will fail to connect to the database using window 2000 pro operating.

however, I have install framework 2.0 +  framework 1.1 .
Question by:waddhah
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Praveen Kumar earned 1500 total points
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Is that system installed Ms-Access or Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) ?
What error you are getting?

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ID: 17842388
Hi there  waddah:

  i´ve used and tested this procedure on Windows 2000 and 2003:

- - - - Below the Inherits statement, enter the following:

Private strOLEDB_ConnectionString As String = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0; Data Source =C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\Samples\Nortwind.mdb;"       - - - -  Just make sure the path is the correct one

Private cnOLEDB As New Oledb.OleDbConnection(strOLEDB_ConnectionString)

Private daCustomers As New Oledb.OleDbDataAdapter( "Select * from Customers",cnOLEDB)

Private cbCustomers As New Oledb.Oledb.CommandBuilder(daCustomers)

Private dsExamples As New DataSet("dsExamples")

- - - In a defined procedure load the data from your DB

Private Sub mnuOLEDB_ LoadData_Click ( )
daCustomers.Fill ( dsExamples, "Customers")

Dim dcCustomerID As DataColumn=dsExamples.Tables("Customers").Columns("CustomerID")


hope this is useful..if you need something more please feel free to ask...


Author Comment

ID: 17842805
I have used the falowing code .. what changes do I have to do ?

            Dim dbCommand As OleDbCommand
            Dim DBConn As OleDbConnection
            Dim strFN, strLN As String
            Dim DBInsert As New OleDbCommand
            strFN = txtF.Text
            strLN = txtL.Text
            strDept = LocationBox.SelectedItem
            strPath = txtPath.Text
            DBConn = New OleDbConnection("Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0; Data Source =C:\db.mdb;)" _
            DBInsert.CommandText = "Insert Into Employee " _
            & "(FName,LName) " _
            & "Values (" _
            & "'" & strFN & "', " _
            & "'" & strLN & "')"
            DBInsert.Connection = DBConn
        Catch err As System.Exception
            txtError.Text = err.Message
        End Try

... as I said before it work  in window xp only?

and tomorow  I will check the error msg and I will post it  , because I'm now  in home not in my company.

Author Comment

ID: 17953478
I just have solve the problem by installing the MDAC 2.8

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