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Getting ODBC error from IIS 5.1 on XP

I am running Internet Information Server 5.1 (IIS) on Windows XP Professional and am getting the following errors:

Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers (0x80004005) [Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access Driver] Operation must use an updateable query.

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There are a few different possible causes. A quick search turns these up these possibilities:

  • http://www.aspfaqs.com/aspfaqs/ShowFAQ.asp?FAQID=107

  • http://www.dougscode.com/faq/faq_doug1/dbp/dbp.asp?pkey=q1020

  • http://www.4guysfromrolla.com/ASPScripts/PrintFAQ.asp?FAQID=107

    And be sure to read Microsoft's word on it.

    This was first published in July 2003

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