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  1. Imports System.Data.OleDb
  2. Public Class Form1
  3.     Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
  4.         Dim con As New OleDbConnection("Provider=Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0;Data Source=C:\Users\palesa\Documents\studenttable.accdb")
  5.         Dim cmd As OleDbCommand = New OleDbCommand("select * from student where username = '" & txtusername.Text & "'and password = '" & txtpassword.Text & "' ", con)
  7.         con.Open()
  8.         Dim sdr As OleDbDataReader = cmd.ExecuteReader()
  10.         If sdr.Read = True Then
  11.             MsgBox("welcome")
  12.         Else : MsgBox("invalid")
  14.         End If
im trying to retrieve data from access data base but i keep getting this message
Data type mismatch in criteria expression.
Nov 15 '11 #1
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Take a look at the table Student. The criteria expressions you are using compare username to textbox txtusername and password to textbox txtpassword.

Is one of those fields not data type text in the Student table?

Nov 16 '11 #2

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Please see How to Debug SQL String. It will help us to help you.
Nov 17 '11 #3

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