FP2000: How to Determine Whether MDAC Is Installed on Your Computer

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IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
This article describes how to determine whether the Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) is installed on your computer.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

  1. Click Start and then click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type Regedit and then click OK.
  3. Look for the following key in the registry:
If the key is located in the registry, the computer has the MDAC installed.
For more information about the Microsoft Data Access Components, please visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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