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When you try to create an ODBC DSN for drivers that are provided by Microsoft Access in the Data Sources ODBC Administrator, the attempt fails. This problem occurs if you're using a Click-to-Run (C2R) installation of Office. Depending on the version of Office, you may encounter any of the following issues when you try this operation:
Microsoft suggests installing Microsoft Access 2013 Runtime (ref: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-US/office/troubleshoot/access/cannot-use-odbc-or-oledb).
You should download the 32-bit version of that runtime (AccessRuntime_x86_en-us.exe) because our software is 32 bit.
The standard installation procedure may fail and report that you've already installed the 64-bit version of Microsoft Office components. In this case, you should start a command prompt and execute the following command:
This command only installs the 32-bit version of ODBC drivers. Now, you can add ODBC DSN for Access, Excel, or CSV files.
Note: You should use the 32-bit version of ODBC Administrator for that.
The installation package (AccessRuntime_x86_en-us.exe) may report installed incompatible packages like "Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010". In this case, you should uninstall this package using the standard Windows control panel.
Article ID: 93
Category: Data Loggers
Date added: 2021-03-02 06:24:33
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