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MDAC for Windows 7 (64 bit)

rrangel8
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I am troubleshooting a users machine. I to installed the MDAC to see the Microsoft Text Driver. I still do not see any of the Microsoft drivers. I am assuming that I should?
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You need the 64-bit Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=C06B8369-60DD-4B64-A44B-84B371EDE16D&displaylang=en

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Thanks for your response. I installed this yesterday expecting to see what i see on one of my XP machines, which i have here. On my xp i have so many Microsoft drivers...which include the Microsoft Text Driver. What i installed and what you recommended didn't install what i needed.

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here is what i currently see

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trying to add a picture...having trouble, sorry. Basically, when i go to Add, i only show what i installed which is my SQL server native client and SQL server
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What are you looking at? The ODBC data sources? Using a program?

THere are actually two sets of drivers, one that would be 32 bit and one that would be 64 bit, and how an app is compiled will determine which set will display.

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Yes, I am looking at the ODBC data sources natively. If i go to Add under User DSN or System DSN, it does not give me the list of Microsoft drivers. What shows up is MS Access Database. If i use my XP machine i show
Microsoft Excel Driver
                FoxPro
                ODBC for Oracle
                dbase
                Text
along with several more.
I can't get any other drivers to install on my windows 7 box. any suggestions. what i see

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Here is my XP XP ODBC sources XP ODBC sources

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sorry posted that last pic twice

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well, seems that i was chasing the wrong issue. I checked a coworkers machine that is able to do what Iexpected the issue was without any ODBC connections. Hmmm...now thoroughly lost. Has to be a Windows 7 security feature. Thanks for  your time.

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