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Microsoft VBScript compilation error '800a03ee'

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How could I correct this ASP code?

Microsoft VBScript compilation error '800a03ee'

Expected ')'

/testdatabase1.asp, line 35
Server.MapPath("/Server.MapPath("/mytestdatabase062509.accdb").mdb") & ";" &_
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sConnString = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=" &_
Server.MapPath("/Server.MapPath("/mytestdatabase062509.accdb").mdb") & ";" &_
"User ID=********;Password=*******"

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Question by:WebSpyder
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE ) earned 500 total points
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Server.MapPath("mytestdatabase062509.accdb")

or

Server.MapPath("mytextdb.mdb")

Or whatever your database is named ... search on Server.MapPath for syntax examples, your's is munged badly.
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I think this should solve the problem provided the mdb file is named mytestdatabase062509.accdb and resides in the root folder.
sConnString = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=" &_
Server.MapPath("/mytestdatabase062509.accdb.mdb") & ";" &_
"User ID=********;Password=*******"

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.accdb is the extension for an ACCESS 2007 (ACE format) database.

.mdb is the extension for earlier version (2003 or before, Jet format) database.
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Sorry I did not know that. Thanks for the information. I have not used Access 2007.
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My suggestion here: http:#a24731833 would solve this issue. The syntax was wrong; I corrected it.
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