Computer Help forum

General discussion

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.

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: ODBC32.DLL was not found
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: ODBC32.DLL was not found
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Re: ODBC32.DLL was not found
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 1, 2004 2:00 PM PDT
Collapse -
Re: ODBC32.DLL was not found
by leonk4888793 / July 27, 2004 8:41 AM PDT

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

Collapse -
(NT) (NT) Leon, Good Job & Glad We Could Help !
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 27, 2004 8:59 AM PDT
Collapse -
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.

Collapse -
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.

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

CNET FORUMS TOP DISCUSSION

Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly

Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?