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File | Import | Excel unspecified error "Data source name not found and no default driver specified"

anonymous 9 years ago in General 0

If MS-Excel (or MS-Office or some equivalent software/driver) is not installed

then Micromine's menu option File | Import | Excel gives this error:

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Micromine 2013

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Error

Code = 80004005

Code meaning = Unspecified error

Source = Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers

Description = [Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified

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OK 

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You can install www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=13255 (the 32-bit version) to do the import without having Excel/Office installed.
(Or else get the file in CSV format and then import via File | Import | Text.)