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Access OLEDB Provider is not Registered

I ran into an error today involving connecting to a Microsoft Access database. I avoid Access like the plague. In this case, the program involves converting data in an Access database to a next generation system with a SQL Server database. Therefore, using Access is unavoidable.I wired up my connections and got the appropriate connection strings using the old UDL trick. The connections tested successfully. However, the program would throw an InvalidOperationException when I tried to connect. The ......

Problems installing Office 2007

I got the following error when I tried to install Office 2007 Professional this morning: The 2007 Microsoft Office system does not support upgrading from a prerelease version of the 2007 Microsoft Office system. You must first uninstall any prerelease versions of the 2007 Microsoft Office system products and associated technologies. Correct the issue(s) listed above and re-run setup. I had uninstalled all of the software except for Office 2003 Web Components which as it turns out needs to be uninstalled. ......