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This article describes the release manifest of Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.5 Service Pack 2 (SP2). This article includes the following information about MDAC 2.5 SP2:
This release manifest applies to the Internet release of MDAC 2.5 SP2 (2.52.6019.2). This release manifest lists frequently asked questions about MDAC 2.5 SP2. This release manifest describes known issues with MDAC 2.5 SP2. This release manifest lists all the files that are included in MDAC 2.5 SP2. This manifest also lists the corresponding versions of these files.
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Release version numberMDAC 2.5 SP2 (2.52.6019.2), May 2001
Release functionThis release provides the same version of MDAC that is included with Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 (SP2) directly to the public.
Release ship vehicleTo download MDAC 2.5 SP2 (2.52.6019.2), visit the following MSDN Web site:
Localization informationMDAC 2.5 SP2 (2.52.6019.2) is available in the following languages:
DependenciesMDAC 2.5 SP2 (2.52.6019.2) depends on Microsoft Internet Explorer version 3.02 or a later version.
New featuresThere are no new features in MDAC 2.5 SP2 (2.52.6019.2).
Important notesThere are no special release notes for this version.
Known issues for MDAC 2.5 SP2 (2.52.6019.2)There are no known issues for this MDAC release.
Significant fixes for MDAC 2.5 SP2 (2.52.6019.2)A list of fixes included in this MDAC release can be found in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/293311/ )List of bugs fixed in MDAC 2.5 Service Pack 2
Frequently asked questions about MDAC 2.5 SP2Q1: Where can I find specific Knowledge Base articles for MDAC 2.5 SP2?
A1: You can search the public Knowledge Base at the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/search/Note You must only search the Microsoft Knowledge Base for specific technical information. Do not search the Microsoft Knowledge Base for bug-related issues. Many bug-related articles describe either fixed bugs or known bugs in this version of the product.
Q2: Where is the Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) documentation?
A2: Earlier ADO documentation and MDAC Software Development Kits (SDKs) are included with the Platform SDK. To download the Platform SDK, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.msdn.microsoft.com/downloads/Default.aspxQ3: Does the MDAC 2.5 SP2 installer support rollback?
A3: No, the installer does not support rollback. However, the installer does support rollback during installation if an error occurs.
Q4: Is MDAC 2.5 SP2 supported on Microsoft Windows 3.1 or on Microsoft Windows NT 3.51?
A4: No, MDAC 2.5 SP2 is not supported on these operating systems.
Q5: How do I install MDAC 2.5 SP2 on Microsoft Windows 2000?
A5: MDAC 2.5 SP2 is installed with Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 (SP2) and is protected by Windows File Protection. To remove MDAC 2.5 SP2 from Windows 2000, you must remove Windows 2000 SP2.
Q6: Does MDAC 2.5 SP2 run on Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Windows 98, and Microsoft Windows NT 4.0?
A6: Yes, you can install MDAC 2.5 SP2 on these operating systems. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/data/Default.aspxQ7: Can applications that use Microsoft ODBC Driver for Access 3.5 have problems on clean installations of MDAC 2.5 SP2?
A7: Because MDAC 2.5 SP2 does not install Microsoft ODBC Driver for Access 3.5, you may have to upgrade to Microsoft ODBC Driver for Access 4.0 if your applications use version 3.5. For additional information about this issue and about changes that may affect your products, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )MDAC upgrade issues with Access ODBC driver
File list for MDAC 2.5 SP2 (2.52.6019.2)
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For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/232060/ )MDAC Setup Troubleshooting Guide