Redistributing Database Support Files


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You can redistribute support files for Data Access Objects (DAO) and for the database technologies in the Microsoft Data Access SDK.

Installing DAO Support Files

To obtain the latest version of DAO, see Article 239114: How to obtain the latest service pack for the Microsoft Jet 4.0 Database Engine on the Microsoft Support website.

Installing Microsoft Data Access SDK Support Files

Use Mdac_typ.exe to install support for ODBC, OLE DB, ActiveX Data Objects (ADO), and Remote Data Services (RDS). Mdac_typ.exe is located in the ..\WCU\MDAC28\ folder on the Visual Studio installation media. You can also download Mdac_typ.exe from the Microsoft Download Center website.

For more information, on the MSDN website, search for "Redistributing MDAC 2.8 SP1". If you are using Visual Studio Setup projects to deploy your application, see Deployment and Dependencies.

See Also

Redistributing Visual C++ Files