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ODBC32.DLL was not found

by leonk4888793 / July 1, 2004 12:06 PM PDT

I reciently downloaded a program from Avery Labels and when I try to run it I get the error message "Error Starting Program A required DLL file, ODBC32.DLL, was not found. Sure enough it is not there. How do I reinstall it and where would I possibly find it. I have a Windows 98se disk and also the original startup disks but I don't want to loose all of the programs I had installed or downloaded. Please any suggestions and very basic advice.

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Re: ODBC32.DLL was not found
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 1, 2004 2:00 PM PDT
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Re: ODBC32.DLL was not found
by leonk4888793 / July 27, 2004 8:41 AM PDT

Hi Grif;
Thanks for the advice! MDAC 2.8 was the answer.
Thanks a bunch; Leonk4888793

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(NT) (NT) Leon, Good Job & Glad We Could Help !
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 27, 2004 8:59 AM PDT
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Re: ODBC32.DLL was not found
by Cursorcowboy / July 1, 2004 10:38 PM PDT

1. When confronted with a DLL file problem, a copy of some Microsoft media may already be owned from which the file can be extracted, [Definition and Explanation of a .DLL file (Q87934)].

2. To determine whether the file is a Microsoft issue, access the "DLL Help Database", enter the file name -- including extension in the space provided, and then press Enter (correct spelling and punctuation is recommended). If a list is rendered -- and there will be twenty-five for the file you enquired about, simply determine from what media is shown and that currently owned and extract a copy, [How to Extract Original Compressed Windows Files (Q129605)].

3. If the file is unknown there and you know your system requires it, it's usually advantageous to simple uninstall and reinstall the applicable program for which the file belongs. Search the "Google_Group" Web site for resources or ascertain from the vendor who released the program whether there was any mention of having to furnish a particular ".DLL" file from some other site before their's work correctly.

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Re: ODBC32.DLL was not found
by drock / August 15, 2004 10:53 PM PDT

if u can get on line u may be able to down load it
with the updates.

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