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Last Updated: August 11, 2021


In Office build 16.0.14228.20204 or newer, when trying to use the Access Database Engine DAO API from a non-Microsoft Office application, you may see the following error: “The operating system is not presently configured to run this application.” This issue may occur with applications such as SQL Server Migration Assistant as well as custom applications such as vbscript.

Error: The operating system is not presently configured to run this application


This issue is now fixed in all channels.

Current Channel: Version 2107, build 16.0.14228.20250

Current Channel Preview: 2108, build 16.0.14326.20046

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