Summary

This article describes the Microsoft Access 2010 issue that is fixed in the Access 2010 hotfix package that is dated February 28, 2012.

INTRODUCTION

Issue that this hotfix package fixes

  • When you update an Excel workbook that links to another Excel workbook in a SharePoint document library, you receive the following error message:

    Unexpected error from external database driver ().

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Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To install this hotfix, you must have Access 2010 installed.

Restart requirement

You may not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issue that is listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date 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.

x86
Download information
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Ace-x-none.msp

Not Applicable

5,225,984

9-Feb-12

9:45

Ace-x-none.msp information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Acecore.dll

14.0.6109.5000

2,194,312

29-Aug-11

6:49

x86

Acedao.dll

14.0.6015.1000

548,792

29-Aug-11

6:49

x86

Acees.dll

14.0.6015.1000

686,504

29-Aug-11

6:49

x86

Aceexch.dll

14.0.6015.1000

334,752

29-Aug-11

6:49

x86

Aceexcl.dll

14.0.6117.5000

648,024

9-Feb-12

3:28

x86

Aceodbc.dll

14.0.6015.1000

278,448

29-Aug-11

6:49

x86

Aceoledb.dll

14.0.6015.1000

383,904

29-Aug-11

6:49

x86

Acer3x.dll

14.0.6015.1000

329,624

29-Aug-11

6:49

x86

Acerclr.dll

14.0.6015.1000

44,992

29-Aug-11

6:49

x86

Acerep.dll

14.0.6015.1000

527,776

29-Aug-11

6:49

x86

Acetxt.dll

14.0.6015.1000

220,560

29-Aug-11

6:49

x86

Acewdat.dll

14.0.6009.1000

3,049,376

29-Aug-11

6:49

x86

Acexbe.dll

14.0.6015.1000

362,904

29-Aug-11

6:49

x86

Expsrv.dll

6.1.0.1619

452,936

29-Aug-11

6:59

x86

Vbajet32.dll

6.0.1.1619

49,488

29-Aug-11

6:59

x86

x64
Download information
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Ace-x-none.msp

Not Applicable

5,799,424

9-Feb-12

9:36

Ace-x-none.msp information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Acacedao.dll

14.0.6015.1000

744,888

29-Aug-11

6:48

x64

Acecore.dll

14.0.6109.5000

3,213,704

29-Aug-11

6:48

x64

Acedao.dll

14.0.6015.1000

744,888

29-Aug-11

6:48

x64

Acees.dll

14.0.6015.1000

1,012,648

29-Aug-11

6:48

x64

Aceexch.dll

14.0.6015.1000

442,272

29-Aug-11

6:48

x64

Aceexcl.dll

14.0.6117.5000

903,512

9-Feb-12

3:27

x64

Aceodbc.dll

14.0.6015.1000

342,960

29-Aug-11

6:48

x64

Aceoledb.dll

14.0.6015.1000

537,504

29-Aug-11

6:48

x64

Acer3x.dll

14.0.6015.1000

451,480

29-Aug-11

6:48

x64

Acerclr.dll

14.0.6015.1000

55,744

29-Aug-11

6:48

x64

Acerep.dll

14.0.6015.1000

691,616

29-Aug-11

6:48

x64

Acetxt.dll

14.0.6015.1000

297,360

29-Aug-11

6:48

x64

Acewdat.dll

14.0.6009.1000

3,050,912

29-Aug-11

6:48

x64

Acexbe.dll

14.0.6015.1000

502,168

29-Aug-11

6:48

x64

Expsrv.dll

6.1.0.1619

518,984

29-Aug-11

6:59

x64

Vbajet32.dll

6.0.1.1619

49,488

29-Aug-11

6:59

x64

References

For more information about software update terminology, 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

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