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Posted on 2011-03-02
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I am using this code to connect to an access database in vb2008 and using the adodb reference but it says:

"Provider cannot be found. It may not be properly installed."

I use the Jet provider in other programs on the computer so I know it is there.

Dim cn As New ADODB.Connection
        Dim rs As New ADODB.Recordset
        On Error GoTo ErrTrap

        cn.Open("Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=e:\builtin.mdb;User Id=admin;Password=;")
        rs.Open("select * from TestCase", cn)
        While Not rs.EOF
            MsgBox(rs("EmailAddress").Value)
            rs.MoveNext()
        End While
        rs.Close()
        cn.Close()
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by:planocz
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Did you look in your refernces in that project to see if you really are seeing ADO?
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by:onemorecoke
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My reference should be ADODB.DLL right?  Seems like everything is good.  I use the same connection string in a VB6 program with no problems.
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Could it be a 32bit/64bit issue?  Started up a new project with just defaults so I am assuming it is 32bit.
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by:planocz
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You should be using something like this
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects 2.8 Library
Are you using VS 2005 or 2008?
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onemorecoke earned 0 total points
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I figured it out.  I had to force the configuration manager to be in x86 mode, then it started understanding the Jet provider.  I thought it would default to x86 but apparently not.
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No one answered it correctly but I kept working on it
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