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     OK, where to download has been established. But what file on that
page should the OP download and install? That has not been answered by
anyone yet.


On Mon, 2012-02-06 at 16:25 -0500, drew wrote:
On Mon, 2012-02-06 at 21:07 +0000, Tom Davies wrote:
Hi :)
I am not sure how that link is supposed to help Donald with his question?  Access uses 
something called Jet and something called MDAC?  How can Donald find out which version of Jet 
is being used in their Access?  Would finding out even be relevant to Donald's question, or 
would it only help with that unhelpful page?

Hi Tom

The page lists the downloads for the data drivers needed to connect to
an Access database - from anything other then Access, Base included, on
a Windows OS.

They don't ship with Windows and therefore the user needs to go get

Once installed the questioner should be able to connect following the
instructions in the help file.

--- On Mon, 6/2/12, Andreas Säger <> wrote: >

From: Andreas Säger <> > Subject:
[libreoffice-users] Re: Unable to connect to Access DB > To: > Date: Monday, 6 February, 2012, 20:49 > 
Am 06.02.2012 21:16, Donald Craig wrote: > > Running LibreOffice
3.4.5 on Windows 7 Home Premium laptop. > > Downloaded LO last week and
all is fine so far with Write and Calc. But when I try to connect to an
Access DB. I get an 'unable to connect, maybe necessary data provider
is not installed'. What data provider would I need and where can I
download it? TIA > > Donald Craig. > > >

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