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troubleshooting Question

"The Microsoft Jet database engine cannot open the file ''. It is already opened exclusively by another user, or you need permission to view its data. "

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I'm having a difficult time trying to figure this out, but whenever I attempt to access the link:


I receive the error message:
The Microsoft Jet database engine cannot open the file ''.  It is already opened exclusively by another user, or you need permission to view its data.

I have no reason to get this message because the database is open. And even if its open (note that I'm treating the database as an excel file), I should be able to allow multiple users access the file!

Here are some additional details:
Source Error:

Line 134:                    & ";" & "Extended Properties=Excel 8.0;"
Line 135:            Dim objConnection As New Data.OleDb.OleDbConnection(strConnection)
Line 136:            If objConnection.State = ConnectionState.Closed Then objConnection.Open()
Line 137:
Line 138:            Dim container As TabContainer = CType(TabContainer1, AjaxControlToolkit.TabContainer)

How can I possibly fix this situation? Note that the excel files permissions is currently set to 777 (read/write/etc...) and the web.config file has impersonation already on it!

Anyone have any bright ideas on getting this fixed?
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