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Re: Specified driver could not be loaded
Posted by: Andrew Burnett
Date: May 11, 2017 04:55PM

No change to Office. However on investigating further, I see that the driver is myodbc5w.dll. I ran Dependency Walker on this and it reported two missing dlls, IEShims.dll and MSVCR120.DLL. There is a IEShims.dll in Program Files\Internet Explorer, but the other DLL seems genuinely missing though there is a file called msvcr120_clr0400.dll in System32.

I also note that my most recent Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable is 2015 version 14.0.24215 which was apparently installed 15th Mar 2017. I did not install this explicitly, but as this is a later date than my MySQL Connector, I wonder if some incompatibility may have arisen. My myodbc5w.dll is version 5.3.7.0

I attempted a reinstall of the latest version of the MySql connector (having uninstalled the existing version), but this also failed, so I have system restored to undo any changes this may have brought about.

I am running Windows Vista 32 bit.

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