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Old 12-06-2003, 09:01 AM
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I've made a program but when i put .exe file and database .mdb file on an other pc (without visual basic ) i got these error
"couldn't find installable isam"

I used windows98 ( and visual basic 6 sp5 enterprise edition ) to make the .exe and .mdb files

I can run the program on a windows xp and access 2000 computer

but i can't run it on a computer with windows 2000nt and access2000 version

I did a test:
-i make 2 forms
-the first form i put a button on to load form2
-on form2 there is a data control (picked out of toolbox ) linked to a access database 7mdb

i can run the .exe file .... meaning open form1
when i now click on the button to open form2 i get these "isam" error

can somebody please help me
( i am just a beginning vb programmer )
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Old 12-06-2003, 09:45 AM
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Firstly I think you are able to run your program on machines which have had or have Office installed on them already.

For the other machines you will need to use the Package and Deployment application, INNO or Visual Studio Installer or other similar application to prepare an installation setup package. The wizards will take you through and in most cases automatically create and prepare all the ISAM drivers you need.
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Old 12-06-2003, 11:49 AM
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Try Installing MDAC/DCOM/JET Service Packs.

How did you deploy your app?

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Old 12-08-2003, 10:13 AM
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I used the package and deploy wizard from visual basic

during the setup proces on another computer
(windows XP ) i get following error
the setup is then not completed and will uninstalled after setup

the error-message:
c:\DOCUME~1\GEBRUI~1>LOCALS~1\temp\msftqws.pdw\$(DLLselfRegisterEX) could not be registered because it was not found

who can help me !
i urgent need my program in working condition
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Old 12-08-2003, 12:12 PM
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I've been having the same trouble in a similar way. If you are setting the Database name up in your data control try erasing that and only setting the connection object in you code like:
db.Open "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0; " & _ "Data Source=C:\Your.mdb;"
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Old 12-08-2003, 01:18 PM
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bossieke your problem is the EX in the register command. Check this out.

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