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You cannot view a list in Datasheet view on a SharePoint website after you install the 64-bit version of Microsoft Office 2010.
When you click Actions and then click Edit in Datasheet on a SharePoint 2003 or 2007 site, or you click the List tab and then click Datasheet view on a SharePoint 2010 site, you receive the following error message:
The list cannot be displayed in Datasheet view for one or more of the following reasons:
A 64-bit version of the Datasheet component is not available for Office 2010.
You can install the 2007 Office System Driver: Data Connectivity Components to enable the Datasheet component. These components are available from the Microsoft download center:
Click here to view or hide more information about "2007 Office System Driver: Data Connectivity Components"
If your business needs do not require you to use the 64-bit version of Office 2010, we recommend that you uninstall the 64-bit version of Office 2010 and install the 32-bit version of Office 2010. A 32-bit version of the Datasheet component is installed with the 32-bit version of Office 2010.
For more information about the issues with the 64-bit version of Office 2010, please see the following articles.
64-bit editions of Office 2010
Understanding 64-bit Office
Article ID: 2266203 - Last Review: November 5, 2012 - Revision: 12.0