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How to install 64 bit ODBC driver on SQL Server 2008 R2 64 bit version.

Asked 5/2/2012 7:45:38 AM by Ajit

 

I have windows server 2008 R2 standard edition with SQL Server 2008 R2 standard edition. I have install odbc driver with this command “c:\Windows\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe”

Now the version is

 

SQL Server                                                 6.01.7601.17514

SQL Server Native client 10.0                    2009.100.2500.00

 

 

 

Now I am not able to understand which version of these drivers are 32 bit or 64 bit.

And if these are 32 bit driver then how can I reinstall 64 bit driver.

 



Answered 5/2/2012 10:19:46 AM by sreekanth bandarla (0) vote answer is useful vote answer is NOT useful

Ajit - I think You are good with your Drivers. You can check for Odbcad32.exe in both "C:\Windows\SysWoW64" and "C:\Windows\System32"  folders.

FYI, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942976

It clearly says...

A 64-bit version of the Microsoft Windows operating system includes the following versions of the Microsoft Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) Data Source Administrator tool (Odbcad32.exe):

  • The 32-bit version of the Odbcad32.exe file is located in the %systemdrive%\Windows\SysWoW64 folder.
  • The 64-bit version of the Odbcad32.exe file is located in the %systemdrive%\Windows\System32 folder.

Answered 5/2/2012 11:29:12 PM by Ajit (0) vote answer is useful vote answer is NOT useful

Thanks for reply Sreekanth. I have already checked & Odbcad32.exe exist in both folders. As I already mentioned that I install drivers from %systemdrive%\Windows\SysWoW64 folder. So the odbc driver is 32 bit version. But now when I try to install from %systemdrive%\Windows\System32 folder. I am not able to install 64 bit driver. Now How can I uninstall 32 bit & install 64 bit driver.

This is the main issue.

Thanks in Advance.


Answered 6/16/2012 3:21:09 AM by Petar (0) vote answer is useful vote answer is NOT useful
Thanks!Yeah, servers are deifintely the big place where this comes into play. Funny, I think an x64 SharePoint box was the first time I ran into it, too.

Answered 9/18/2012 11:39:37 AM by Neshan (-6) vote answer is useful vote answer is NOT useful

Hi. I am running the following and would like to know if there are any issues with it.

SQL Server     6.01.7601.17514

SQL Server Native Client 10.0    2007.100.5500.00

 

 

 



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