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When I was trying to create a report in VS 2008 using Crystal Report using MS Access Database (.accdb) I cannot find the Provider ACE.12.0.OLEDB provider from the provider list. But There is only the Jet.4.0.OLEDB PRovider. What is the problem in here?
Posted 20-Dec-12 21:30pm

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The ACE DB provider is not available in a 64 bit version. If your application (Crystal reports in this case) is executing as a 64 bit process then it will not be able to reference ACE - it is 32 bit only. Use the JET provider instead.
Chiranthaka Sampath 21-Dec-12 5:19am
Isn't there any other solution to overcome this problem? I am using the MS OFFICE 2010 64 bit edition.!
OriginalGriff 21-Dec-12 5:27am
Unfortunately not - there is no 64 bit version of the ACE provider, and MS have shown no signs of producing one.

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