Can't configure/remove ODBC connections via ODBC Data Source Administrator

Posted on 2009-04-22
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
When I go to remove system DSN's on my computer within Windows XP Pro SP3, I click on the DSN, click the "Remove" button, click "Yes", and the DSN doesn't disappear.  Also, when I go to click the "Configure" button, it does nothing.  This is true even after a reboot.  Before anyone asks, I'm logged in as a local admin on the system.

I know about the ODBC.INI registry key in HKLM and HKCU, but I want to avoid that...and I want to actually figure out why it's not working.

So, can anyone help me solve this?  Thanks!!!
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    Might wanna double check the permissions on the odbc.ini key in the registry......

    Might be why it is failing. Or even a corrupted key......

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