Access MSDE database from Delphi 5 Professional

Posted on 2010-01-05
Last Modified: 2013-11-23
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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    You may use BDE + ODBC: (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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