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Check for Access 2010 Drivers

Are the drivers for the MS Access database 2010 installed?

Many database applications, like Calibration Control, use an MS Access database to store their data.  Therefore, you need to ensure the database drivers for MS Access are installed before the application will work.  If you have MS Office 2010 Professional installed, which includes MS Access, you should already these drivers installed.

ODBC Data Source Administrator

Here is the quickest way to find out if you have the Access 2010 drivers installed:

  1. Click the [Windows Start] button, usually in the lower-left corner of your screen.
  2. Search for 'odbc'.
  3. Select Set up data sources (ODBC)
  4. Select the Drivers tab.
  5. Find the 'Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb, *.accdb).
  6. If the Microsoft Access Driver has a version of 12.x, then you have the drivers for MS Access Database 2010.

If you discover that you need this driver, you can download the Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 drivers directly from Microsoft.

Last updated: 6/18/2011