The following snippet fails on the line "", <BR><BR>Dim Stream, strData<BR>Set Stream = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Stream")<BR>Stream.Char set = "Windows-1252"<BR>Stream.Open "URL=", 2<BR>strData = Stream.ReadText(-1)<BR>Stream.close<BR>Set Stream = nothing<BR><BR><BR>The error generated is of no use,<BR><BR>Microsoft OLE DB Service Components error &#039;80004005&#039; <BR><BR>Unspecified error <BR><BR>/test2.asp, line 87 <BR><BR>The server has MDAC 2.7<BR>It also has OLEDB Provider for Internet Publishing, as I was able to open a connection object using "URL=..."<BR><BR>I hope someone has suggestion regarding this matter.<BR><BR>Thanks.