Access 2010 System ODBC DSN not available

Hello
moving access databases that links to a backend SQL Database from access 2007 to access 2010(32 BIT) also moving from windows XP maching to a new system with Windows 7 Pro.
I need to relink the tables but Access 2010 does not show the System DSN options.
I used the System DSN option to link to the SQL tables in the Access 2007 system
this access database is used by other members in our dept that are still using Access 2007.
how can i get Access 2010 to use or see the System DSN.
I have setup a SYSTEM DSN via the ODBC Manager to match the System DSN on my old system.
Please advise.
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Kelvin SparksCommented:
Is by any chance to Windows 7 Pro version a 64 bit version?

The ODBC manager that you see from Control panel is the 64 bit version - that Access 2010 (32 bit) cannot see. You have to find the 32 bit ODBC manager. This is found in C:\Windows\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe. Open this and create the system dsn.

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schuitkdsAuthor Commented:
windows 7 pro is a 64 bit version but access 2010 is a 32 bit version
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schuitkdsAuthor Commented:
awesome
that worked
thank you
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