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INFO: How to Install ODBC Components and Drivers
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Microsoft does not provide a stand-alone installation package for the ODBC components and drivers. ODBC can only be installed as part of the Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC).
Obtaining and Installing MDACYou can obtain the latest version of MDAC from the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937729.aspxMDAC also ships with Microsoft Windows 2000 and Microsoft Windows XP, as well as with the later versions of Microsoft SQL Server. For a list of MDAC versions and the products they ship with, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/231943/EN-US/ )INFO: Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) Release History
ODBC Components Shipped with MDACThe following ODBC components are shipped as part of the MDAC installation:
Drivers Shipped with MDACThe following drivers are shipped with all MDAC installations:
Microsoft Access DriverWith MDAC version 2.6 and later, the ODBC Desktop Database Drivers are no longer supplied. If the Microsoft Access Driver is installed on a computer and you install MDAC 2.6, the driver is not removed. However, if you want to install this driver on a computer that has never had it, you need to download a redistributable version of Microsoft Jet 4.0 Service Pack 3.
Visual FoxPro ODBC DriverThe Visual Fox Pro ODBC driver ships with Microsoft Visual FoxPro, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Office 2000, and MDAC version 2.5 and earlier.
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
232060To obtain release manifests for MDAC version 2.1 SP2 and later, see the following Microsoft Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/232060/EN-US/ )HOWTO: MDAC Setup Troubleshooting Guide
Article ID: 313008 - Last Review: March 27, 2007 - Revision: 6.4