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Why Base can't open a "*.mdb" database ? (I use a PC under W10)

asked 2018-02-16 20:42:33 +0200

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Error message : Impossible d'établir la connexion à la source de données "Nouvelle base de données1". Statut SQL: HY000

La connexion n'a pas pu être créée. Le fournisseur de données nécessaire n'est peut-être pas installé.

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Error message: Could not connect to data source "New database1". SQL status: HY000

The connection could not be created. The required data provider may not be installed.

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answered 2018-02-16 20:56:23 +0200

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updated 2018-02-16 21:06:20 +0200


You do not state your LO version but a good guess is that it is a LO 64-bit installation. The connector presented in Base only works with 32-bit LO. In order to possibly use in 64-bit LO you would need to use a JDBC connector. Please see mdb files not loading to base for answer on using this type of connector.

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