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suggestions in connecting to an access database?

P: 55
Hi everyone,

i'm using an access database and the way i access it is thru an odbc systemdsn. but this time i don't want to use an odbc since when i install the program to other computers i have to keep on setting up the odbc how do i overcome this? any suggestions on what should i use instead?
Nov 27 '07 #1
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May be you can try using ADODB recordset.
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  1. Dim con As ADODB.Connection
  2. Dim rs As ADODB.Recordset
  4. Set rs = New ADODB.Recordset
  5. Set con = New ADODB.Connection
  6. con.ConnectionString = "provider=microsoft.jet.oledb.4.0;data source=\\wangmod2\Database\Col AMS.mdb;" & "Jet OLEDB:Database Password=compaq"
  7. con.Open
  8. rs.Open "SELECT Username From Login;", con, adOpenDynamic, adLockOptimistic
  10. ...
  11. ....
  12. rs.close
  13. con.close
try this and let me know if you face problems.
Nov 27 '07 #2

Expert 100+
P: 487
This type of code, you have to create exe for each time when the database path changed.
Write connection string in text file and read it from there. This will be easy.
Nov 27 '07 #3

P: 55
Thanks a lot you two :D

it really helped me... ;P
Nov 28 '07 #4

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