Description of the Access 2007 hotfix package: February 26, 2008

Description of the Access 2007 hotfix package: February 26, 2008

Article ID : 941877
Last Review : March 12, 2008
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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office Access 2007 issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated February 26, 2008.

This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
• The issues that the hotfix package fixes.
• The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
• Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package.
• Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
• Whether you must make any registry changes.
• The files that the hotfix package contains.

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INTRODUCTION

Issue that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix fixes the following issue that was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

• If you use version 12.0.4518.1014 or version 12.0.6211.1000 of the ODBC driver (aceodbc.dll) for Access 2007 in a query, the returned values for the SQLDescribeCol function and the SQLColAttribute function are incorrect.

Note The returned values for the SQLDescribeCol function and the SQLColAttribute function are the same. The correct values should be 255. However, the returned values are 2147483598.

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Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain the hotfix. To submit an online request to obtain the hotfix, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=6294451 (http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=6294451)

Note If additional issues occur or any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. To create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix package.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix package.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

Registry information

To use this hotfix package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.The global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Download information

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Office-kb941877-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 12.0.6300.5000 8,741,648 28-Jan-2008 17:55 x86

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Ace.msp Not applicable 12,642,816 28-Jan-2008 18:19 Not applicable
Contents of Ace.msp
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Acacedao.dll 12.0.6300.5000 578,664 12-Dec-2007 15:57 x86
Acecore.dll 12.0.6300.5000 1,754,192 12-Dec-2007 15:57 x86
Acedao.dll 12.0.6300.5000 578,664 12-Dec-2007 15:57 x86
Aceerr.dll 12.0.6300.5000 50,272 12-Dec-2007 15:57 x86
Acees.dll 12.0.6300.5000 193,648 12-Dec-2007 15:57 x86
Aceexch.dll 12.0.6300.5000 341,096 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Aceexcl.dll 12.0.6300.5000 631,904 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Acelts.dll 12.0.6300.5000 210,024 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Aceodbc.dll 12.0.6300.5000 282,160 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Aceoddbs.dll 12.0.6300.5000 17,456 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Aceodexl.dll 12.0.6300.5000 17,456 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Aceodpdx.dll 12.0.6300.5000 17,456 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Aceodtxt.dll 12.0.6300.5000 17,456 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Aceoledb.dll 12.0.6300.5000 390,248 12-Dec-2007 15:57 x86
Acepde.dll 12.0.6300.5000 394,344 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Acer2x.dll 12.0.6300.5000 263,264 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Acer3x.dll 12.0.6300.5000 291,936 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Acerclr.dll 12.0.6300.5000 58,416 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Acerep.dll 12.0.6300.5000 554,088 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Acetxt.dll 12.0.6300.5000 226,400 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86
Acexbe.dll 12.0.6300.5000 373,856 06-Dec-2007 15:31 x86

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=824684/) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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APPLIES TO
• Microsoft Office Access 2007

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Keywords: 
kbfix kbexpertiseadvanced kbqfe kbhotfixserver KB941877

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