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Lab 1 - Unable to connect - Please help! "Details: "Microsoft Access: The 'Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12."

In order to complete the first lab, we have to connect PowerBI to the database file 'PowerBi.accdb'.  Here is the error message.  This is the same error message from both the available download on edX and on github.com.

 

Unable to connect

 

We encountered an error while trying to connect.

 

Details: "Microsoft Access:  The 'Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0' provider is not registered on the local machine.  The 64-bit version of the Access Database Engine 2010 Access Database Engine OLEDB provider may be required to read 'PowerBI.accdb'.  To download the client software, visit the following site:  https//go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=285987

 

 

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Re: Lab 1 - Unable to connect - Please help! "Details: "Microsoft Access: The 'Microsoft.

Please install Access Database Engine tool from the link https//go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=285987