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Ask PowerScripting: Accessing Sharepoint database from Server 2008

Mark from San Jose California writes:

I have a powershell script currently running on a Windows2003 server.  It acts upon an Access DB (I know – not ideal but it is the only way I could figure out how to add / manipulate records in a Sharepoint list ( the Access DB is just link tables from SharePoint)) – via the following Conn String:  $ConnString = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=$mdb"

When I attempt to run in this our new Windows2008 server, I run into the following error:  Exception calling "Open" with "0" argument(s): "The 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' provider is not registered on the local machine."

Everything I have found on the web states that you can’t install the 32bit jet oledb driver on Windows2008.

Do you have any suggestions on how to get around this issue?

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