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Problem with OLE Db Provider in Windows XP Media Center

, 22 May 2011
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Cannot open Microsoft Access database -> Exception message "unknown"
Today I had a very strange problem with a .NET application that accesses a Microsoft Access database using OleDb Provider. The exception message was "unknown", so I was really confused. Smile | :)
I wasn't aware that the problem was related to database access until I tried to open a Microsoft Access database using Windows.
Well, after this introduction, let's see the solution:
regsvr32.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\msjtes40.dll
This registers a Microsoft Access DLL in Windows Registry.
This problem occurred in Windows XP Media Center SP3 but I'm not sure if this problem is only related to this particular operating system.


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Engineer Berex Technology Solutions / Núcleo IT
Argentina Argentina
I'm a software engineer speciallized in .NET. I'm also professor at Universidad de Palermo University in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
I have a blog called IT Training ( where I post my daily work.

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