MS Access DSNLess connection string sample

MS Access DSNLess connection string sample

Many people have requested this so here it is:

"DRIVER={Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)};

If you want to use the native OLEDB provider for
Access, here it is. This should perform a
little better than ODBC:

"Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0; Data Source=c:\temp\mydb.mdb"

Submission Date:  3/18/2002 11:21:37 AM
Submitted By:  Robbe Morris
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