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Installing NET 2.0 framework

The NET framework is available through Windows updates or downloadable via the links below.
It is part of Windows Vista installation.

This is the address to download the NET 2.0 framework:

This is the section of that page that is relevant. For most Windows versions click Download  x86 version

net2 download page

Installing MDAC components

Get the latest MDAC components here:

As their name suggests, Microsoft Data Access Components manage database access

Later versions of Windows should already have version 2.8 installed

Windows 98 and Windows 2000 may have older versions such as  2.5. If you do not have version 2.6 or higher you will receive this error message:

MDAC error