Heterogeneous data access requires having the right drivers. If you have to use 32-bit ODBC drivers, you won’t find then when you start the Microsoft ODBC Administrator because it is 64-bit. The 32-bit ODBC Administrator is found here: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe
You might want to make a shortcut for it to make it easy to find. You’ll need to use it when make 32-bit ODBC data connections.
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