hello,<BR>this is a weird one, nothing has changing, ( not that I know of) , it used to work but does not now.<BR><BR>I have the directory setup as challenge response security.<BR>, I have the IUSER account and the Network everyone account setup as full control to the database and directory, my connectoin is :<BR>connstr = "provider=Microsoft.jet.oledb.4.0;data source=c:inetpubwwwrootASPASP.mdb;" <BR>Set MyConnbuilding=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connecti on") <BR>MyConnbuilding.ConnectionString = connstr <BR>MyConnbuilding.CursorLocation = 3<BR>MyConnbuilding.Open<BR><BR>I keep getting the unspecified error.<BR><BR>I have searched this site and others, have tried changing the Environment variables for C:TEMP, but still no luck.<BR><BR>If I change the security to anonoymous it works, so must be permissions. <BR>can anybody suggest something else to try ?<BR><BR>thanks guys.<BR>