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Solution Unfortunately your MDAC (database access) installation has been damaged. Sadly it is very sensible and prone to such mishaps as it is not protected by Windows' protection system.
  • Please use MDAC component checker to check that your MDAC install is OK:

    MDAC Checker

  • If this has not fixed it, try registering the Jet/Access libs manually by typing in a console/command prompt:

    regsvr32 msjetoledb40.dll

  • Please see this good explanation from Microsoft*'s own forums:

    MDAC Fix

    OK, how to repair a copy of MDAC 2.8 on WinXP with SP2 installed:

    first, locate the mdac.inf file in c:windowsinf right click and install when prompted for a location, point to c:windowsservicepackfilesi386 then when promtpet for the XPcd, either load the cd or point to c:i386

    hey presto, this reinstalls / repairs MDAC 2.8

  • If all fails only a Windows reinstall may fix it.
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