Architecture Mismatch error with MS Access ODBC RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am trying to run a Microsoft Access application which is a front end to SQL Server on a new Windows 7 Professional computer.  I can open the application but it's read only and I am getting a bunch of errors about saving tables, etc.  When I try to check on the ODBC connectivity, I am getting an "architecture mismatch" error.  I saw some other advice about c:\windows\sysWOW64\odbcad32.exe, but that file is not there.  I also tried another suggestion about setting Allow on in the Properties/Security tab for Data Sources under the control panel.  That didn't work either. Am I going to be able to use this older application that front ends SQL Server with MS Access 2010 and Windows 7?  Is there a way to get the ODBC drivers?  Can MS Access 2010 be downgraded?
    Wednesday, February 16, 2011 6:30 PM


  • Hi Melissa Shambilin,


    Thanks for the post!


    Please refer to this thread: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/w7itproappcompat/thread/0736e2fd-d70b-4bd6-be12-234e227a5370


    Try the latest version of Microsoft Visual FoxPro to check if it works.




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