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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 1969

    Default DB Connections

    Server is a Windows 2000.<BR><BR>Can anyone tell me why after 18 months of no issues this code throws a "catastrophic failure" error on every page that uses this connection?<BR><BR>strcon = "DRIVER=Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb);DBQ=" & Server.MapPath("somename.mdb") <BR><BR>This one runs just fine.<BR><BR>strcon = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=somename.mdb;Persist Security Info=False"<BR><BR>I am real confused here as to why this would suddenly happen. Anyone had this issue?<BR>

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 1969

    Default I think

    there&#039;s something wrong with your ODBC drivers. You could try to re-install MDAC.<BR><BR>(the first uses ODBC, the second uses OLE DB)

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