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Access MSDE database from Delphi 5 Professional

Posted on 2010-01-05
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How can I access MSDE database from Delphi 5 Professional?
Is there a free component?
Question by:jclobocar

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Delphi 5 Professional does not come with ADO component package.
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pcelba earned 400 total points
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You may use BDE + ODBC: http://www.latiumsoftware.com/en/delphi/00036.php (It is valid for both Access and SQL Server/MSDE - you just have to select appropriate ODBC driver).

Another option is to use Visual Studio free editions and SQL Server 2008 Express.

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