Mar 10, 2012
I am using Visual Basic Express 2008 64bit on a Windows 7 64 bit computer. It is running Microsoft Office 2010 University Edition, which only comes in 32 bit so far as I know. I am able to connect to my access .accdb database from within Visual Basic, which I wasn't able to do until I came across this: [Code]...
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Beforehand, I had recieved a "Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0' provider is not registered on the local machine." error, and after applying the above fix worked fine. However, now that I am trying to publish my program, I am returned with the same error, no matter what target CPU I select. The program works fine on 32bit machines, however on my 64bit laptop it is unable to connect to the database. I have tried compatibility mode, downloaded many different add-ons from the Microsoft download page, but to no prevail. My understanding is that it is not actually compiling the published version to x86, simply running it as such when I build it in Visual Basic, and because there is no apparent way to set target CPU for compiling,