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VB6 with Access XP

VB6 with Access XP

VB6 with Access XP

Hello -

I am trying to create a basic user interface using Visual Basic 6. I would like to use (keep) the original .mdb as my data store. The problem that I have is the Data Form Wizard in VB will not accept (recognize) the .mdb...

Is this due to the original database tables being created with Access XP?? (Am I living in the Stone Age here using VB6?)

Any pointers are appreciated!!

Thanks in advance!

RE: VB6 with Access XP

Which VB6 service pack do you have?  This problem should have been fixed in SP4.  To be safe, just download SP6 from MS.


The root cause is that Access 97 is JetEngine 3.x while Access XP is JetEngine 4.x.  SP4 fixes that problem.

RE: VB6 with Access XP


Loaded SP6, works like a charm!!


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