Error Message "Incorrect Syntax Near ',' (#170)" with a Comma as a Decimal Separator

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SYMPTOMS

If your regional settings are configured to use a comma as the decimal separator (for example, in the German regional settings), filtering by selection on a Decimal field may generate the following error message when you link to an Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) table that includes a Decimal field:
ODBC Call failed: Incorrect Syntax near "," (#170).

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Jet 4.0. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
239114 ACC2000: Updated Version of Microsoft Jet 4.0 Available in Download Center

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.

This problem was corrected in Jet 4.0 Service Pack 6.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes

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Article ID: 297355 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 3.6
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Access 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Access 2002 Standard Edition
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