How to repair a Microsoft Data Access Component (MDAC) Installation on a Windows 2003 Service Pack 2 or Windows XP Service Pack 2 server when the operating system installation files and/or service pack installation files are not available.

Article:TECH53595  |  Created: 2007-01-12  |  Updated: 2012-05-24  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH53595
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How to repair a Microsoft Data Access Component (MDAC) Installation on a Windows 2003 Service Pack 2 or Windows XP Service Pack 2 server when the operating system installation files and/or service pack installation files are not available.


Solution



1. Click on Start > Programs > Accessories > Notepad.
2. Click on File > Save As to save the blank document.
3. Browse to the root of the C:\ drive.
4. Name the file: MDACRdMe.htm, click Save.
5. Close Notepad.
6. In Windows Explorer, open the c:\Windows\Inf folder.
7. Right-click the Mdac.inf file, and then click Install.
8. You will be prompted for multiple files during the installation.
9. At each prompt, click on browse and navigate to the appropriate file (see list below), click on Open then Retry.
10. There will be no notification when the installation is complete.
 
Files and Corresponding Locations
 
· File Name: adcjavas.inc
· Location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\msadc
 
· File Name: adojavas.inc
· Location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\ado
 
· File Name: msdadc.dll
· Location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\ole db
 
· File Name: dao360.dll
· Location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft shared\dao
 
· File Name: handler.reg
· Location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\msadc
 
· File Name: MDACRdMe.htm
· Location: C:\
 
            · File Name: oledbvbs.inc  
            · Location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\ole db
 
· File Name: oledbjvs.inc
· Location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\ole db
 
 
For more information about list of files used by MDAC 2.1, visit  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/232053
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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