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unrecognized data base

I have created a small database in Access 2000. When I try to connect it to Visual basic using the data values, and then under recordset (properties), it says "Unrecognized database". When I convert this database to a previous version, it works well. How can I use the original database made in Access 2000 with VB ?

Friday, June 20, 2003

How are you connecting to the database, DAO/ADO/ODBC? Which driver are you using?

John Topley (
Friday, June 20, 2003

Sounds like an old driver. Install the latest microsoft data access components (MDAC). You can download it from microsoft.

Friday, June 20, 2003

Sounds like you have ADO 2.5 or older. You need at least ADO 2.6 or newer to connect to Access 2000. Also remember to get the Jet 4.0 update. Microsoft ditched this update starting with ADO 2.6.

You can get the needed files from

Friday, June 20, 2003

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