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eatkinso Occasional Visitor
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connecting to an access database error

I am trying to do the Lab 1 exercise and keep getting the following when trying to connect to access. Microsoft Access: The 'Microsoft.ACE.OLD.12.0' provider is not registered on the local machine. I have uninstalled office 365 twice and have downloaded the recommended Data Base engine, but nothing has worked.  Any help would be apppreciated.

 

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Re: connecting to an access database error

Probably a dumb question, but have you confirmed Access is installed? I only ask because they removed it from the Business Premium licenses.

 

Better question, are you using 64-bit office? If so, there is a thread here that might help:

https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/1d5c04c7-157f-4955-a14b-41d912d50a64/how-to-fix-error...

 


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