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I have been reading thru the articles w/r/t ADO and ODBC and getting thoroughly confused.

Is this even possible? I need to connect to a Microsoft Access database on an NT machine without an ODBC Data Source control panel. I cannot set up a DSN. This is not the way I'd like it, but for paranoid security reasons, that is just the way it is.

I have looked at Win32::OLE and DBI::ADO and these all seem to require a DSN. I cannot use any ODBC anything, for obvious reasons.

Short of redesigning the Access DB to export information to CSV, what are possible solutions?

Thanks.


In reply to Connect to MS Access w/o ODBC, DSN, from Win32 by chiller

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