Error message when you use the N/ODBC driver to connect to the Microsoft Dynamics NAV database in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 4.0: "The combination of user ID and password entered is invalid"

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This article applies to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 4.0 for all regions.
When you use the Navision Open Database Connectivity (N/ODBC) driver to connect to the Microsoft Dynamics NAV database in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 4.0, you receive the following error message:
The combination of user ID and password entered is invalid. Try again.
This problem may occur if the user name that is used to connect to the database contains characters that are specific to Czech. For example, this error occurs if you connect by using a user name that contains a caron (ˇ) or an acute accent (´). For example, this problem occurs with the name Štěpánek.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Business Solutions Technical Support to obtain the hotfix. You can log on to the Microsoft Business Solutions Support site and create a new support request. To do this, visit the following Microsoft Web site: You can also contact Microsoft Business Solutions Technical Support by telephone at (888) 477-7877.

Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Business Solutions Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to any additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.The global version of this hotfix 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 item in Control Panel.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
More information
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Article ID: 920072 - Last Review: 01/14/2015 07:20:42 - Revision: 3.0

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