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ODBC Adapter exception in VB.net

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Hello,

I have an application that is running on user PC's.  it is developed using Studio 2008 in .net and uses an odbc adapter to pull information from a database.

I am having a random error on a couple pc's and i cannot pinpoint where it is coming from.  In the event log I have the following error (fhDesktop is the name of the app):

EventType clr20r3, P1 fhdesktop.exe, P2 1.0.0.0, P3 48fbadf9, P4 system.data, P5 2.0.0.0, P6 4333aea2, P7 18a5, P8 19, P9 system.data.odbc.odbcexception, P10 NIL.

can anyone point me in the right direction?
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If that's all the info you get from the event log, you'll have to add proper exception handling in your database code to catch the exception and output some meaningful diagnostics.  As a shortcut, you may be able to get away with just catching all unhandled exceptions via the AppDomain.UnhandledException event or My.Application.UnhandledException event.
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THanks!  I did add exception handling and was able to determine that there were connectivity issues with the PC and server.
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