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Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable and "OpenRowSet"

MarkMahon asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-09
Hi -

We working with SQL Server 2008 R2 (64 bit) and installed Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable (AccessDatabaseEngine_X64.exe).

When I we run:

'Excel 14.0; HDR=YES; Database=\\ServerName$\Quarterly Change\QCR\InputTables\OverrideCedantDescForSorting.xls'
'SELECT * FROM [OverRideCedantDesc$]')

We get the following error messages:

OLE DB provider "Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0" for linked server "(null)" returned message "Could not find installable ISAM.".

Msg 7303, Level 16, State 1, Line 1

Cannot initialize the data source object of OLE DB provider "Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0" for linked server "(null)".

We have successfully run the following stored procs but still get the above error message:

EXEC sp_configure 'show advanced options', 1;
EXEC sp_configure 'Ad Hoc Distributed Queries', 1;

sp_MSset_oledb_prop N'Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0', N'AllowInProcess', 1
sp_MSset_oledb_prop N'Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0', N'DynamicParameters', 1
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