Jet 4.0 data engine update fixes issues that may occur on a Windows XP-based computer

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You may experience one or more of the following symptoms on a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer:
  • When you run a query that joins text columns in Microsoft Access or in a Microsoft Visual Studio program, you receive an error message that is similar to the following:
    Cannot repeat table name table name in FROM clause.
  • When you try to start the Microsoft Works Calendar, you receive an error message that is similar to the following:
    Works cannot access one or more files it needs to run the Calendar. The files may have been renamed, deleted, or moved. Try reinstalling Works, and then starting the program again.
  • When you use programs that use the Microsoft Jet 4.0 database engine, various issues occur. For example, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following:
    Microsoft Jet database engine cannot find object ‘object name’. Please confirm the existence of objects, and the right to write its name and path. 
These symptoms may occur when the following conditions are true:
  • You are running a program that uses the Jet 4.0 database engine.
  • The operating system language is set to a language that was not previously supported by the Jet 4.0 database engine.

    Note You set the operating system language under Standards and Formats in Regional and Language Options in Control Panel. See the "Supported languages" section for a list of languages that are supported by the Jet 4.0 database engine.

Update information

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft download center:

DownloadDownload the 913296 package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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To install this update, you must have security update 837001 (Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-014) or Windows XP Service Pack 2 installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

If you are running any program that uses the Jet 4.0 database engine, you must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Hotfix replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

The English version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch

Supported languages

The Jet 4.0 database engine supports the following operating system languages.
AfrikaansSouth Africa
Albanian Albania
Arabic Algeria
Arabic Bahrain
Arabic Egypt
Arabic Iraq
Arabic Jordan
Arabic Kuwait
Arabic Lebanon
Arabic Libya
Arabic Morocco
Arabic Oman
Arabic Qatar
Arabic Saudi Arabia
Arabic Syria
Arabic Tunisia
Arabic U.A.E.
Arabic Yemen
Chinese Hong Kong SAR
Chinese Hong Kong
Chinese Macao SAR
Chinese Macau
Chinese Peoples Republic of China
Chinese PRC (Chinese Stroke count)
Chinese Singapore
Chinese Singapore
Chinese Taiwan
Chinese Taiwan Bopomofo
Lithuanian Classic
Croatian Croatia
Dutch Netherlands
Dutch Belgium
English Australia
English Belize
English United Kingdom
English Canada
English Caribbean
English Ireland
English Jamaica
English New Zealand
English Philippines
English South Africa
English Trinidad
English Zimbabwe
English U.S. (General)
French France
French Belgium
French Canada
French Luxembourg
French Monaco
French Switzerland
Georgian modern
German Austria
German Liechtenstein
German Luxembourg
German Phone Book
German Germany
German Switzerland
Hindi India
Hungarian Technical
Italian Italy
Italian Switzerland
Japanese Unicode
Korean Unicode
Macedonian (FYROM)
Malay Brunei Darussalam
Malay Malaysia
Norwegian Bokmal
Norwegian Nynorsk
Portuguese Brazil
Portuguese Portugal
Serbian - Cyrillic
Serbian - Latin
Spanish Argentina
Spanish Bolivia
Spanish Chile
Spanish Columbia
Spanish Costa Rica
Spanish Dominican Republic
Spanish Ecuador
Spanish El Salvador
Spanish Guatemala
Spanish Honduras
Spanish Mexico
Spanish Nicaragua
Spanish Panama
Spanish Paraguay
Spanish Peru
Spanish Puerto Rico
Spanish Spain (Modern Sort)
Spanish Spain (Traditional Sort)
Spanish Uruguay
Spanish Venezuela
Swedish Finland

Article ID: 913296 - Last Review: 12/09/2015 04:22:17 - Revision: 2.2

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