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INFO: What Happens When MDAC 2.5 SP1 or SP2 Is Installed Over MDAC 2.6

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When you install Windows 2000 SP1 (MDAC 2.5 SP1) or Windows 2000 SP2 (MDAC 2.5 SP2) on a system that has MDAC 2.6 installed, the resulting system configuration will have MDAC 2.6 still installed along with updated Microsoft Jet components.

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Possible installations and their resulting MDAC and Jet versions are as follows:
Windows 2000 + MDAC 2.6 -> install Windows 2000 SP1 = MDAC 2.6 + Jet 4.0 SP4
Windows 2000 + MDAC 2.6 -> install Windows 2000 SP2 = MDAC 2.6 + Jet 4.0 SP5
Note Windows 2000 ships with MDAC 2.5 and Jet 4.0 SP3.

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For additional information about Microsoft Jet versioning, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
239114� How To: Obtain the Latest Service Pack for the Microsoft Jet 4.0 Database Engine

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Article Info
Article ID : 304578
Revision : 6
Created on : 11/17/2004
Published on : 11/17/2004
Exists online : False
Views : 418