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For a Microsoft Visual Basic .NET version of this article, see 308656
Adovb.exe is a self-extracting compressed file containing sample code that demonstrates how to use ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) within Visual Basic.
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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What Adovb DemonstratesAdovb demonstrates proper use of output and return parameters (for SQL Server), and opening a parameterized recordset for both a Microsoft Access and SQL Server data sources. Also included is a generic template for error handling with ADO code:
About the ADO* Series of SamplesThis is one of several identical samples implemented using ADO within various products, as listed below. The advantage is that these articles have an identical interface/functionality, demonstrating both the similarities and differences in using ADO with different languages / mechanisms:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/172403/EN-US/ )FILE: Adovb.exe Demonstrates How to Use ADO with Visual Basic
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/220152/EN-US/ )Sample: ADOVC1 Simple ADO/VC++ Application
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/185033/EN-US/ )FILE: Adoacc.exe Demonstrates Using ADO with Access 97
Article ID: 172403 - Last Review: March 2, 2005 - Revision: 3.4