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Want to connect Access 2007 to SQL Server 2008

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Hi Everybody,

I am trying to connect my Access 2007 database to a SQL Server  2008 database. I have tried the following string that I found, but it is not working.
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Private Sub Command0_Click()

Dim MyConnObj As New ADODB.Connection    <--- Problem highlighted in yellow here
Dim myRecSet As New ADODB.Recordset
Dim sqlStr As String

MyConnObj.Open _
 "Provider = sqloledb;" & _
 "Data Source=timvmsql1;" & _
 "Initial Catalog=TESTWORLD;"


   sqlStr = "select * from contacts"

   myRecSet.Open sqlStr, MyConnObj, adOpenKeyset

   MsgBox "Total Number of records = " & myRecSet.RecordCount


End Sub
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It does not seem to recognize the ADODB functionality. Is there somewhere that I need to enable this functionality or is there another method?  Perhaps DAO?

Thanks,
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Do you have the ADO library loaded as a reference in your VBE?

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I had figured out the answer, that was the same as you mentioned. But since nobody else answered, I'll give you the points. Have a good weekend.
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