hi,<BR>I am using Microsoft Access 2000 to create my databases, when I use the jet database connection to connect to my database I get the following error<BR><BR>Error Type:<BR>Microsoft JET Database Engine (0x80004005)<BR>Unrecognized database format &#039D:TTNadminadmin.mdb&#039.<BR>/admin/login.asp, line 23<BR><BR><BR>The connection string I am using is<BR><BR>dim filePath<BR>filePath = Server.MapPath("adminadmin.mdb")<BR>Set oConn = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")<BR>oConn.O pen "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.3.51;Data Source=" & filePath<BR><BR>When I use a system DSN I can connect fine, but I would mucg prefer using this. If you can help me I would be very appreciative<BR>Thanks<BR>Russell