Subject Re: [ib-support] What does this error mean?
Author Nando Dessena

> Error opening database
> Vendor initialization failed
> cannot load IDAPI service library
> File: GDS32.dll
> This is using Firebird, using BDE with SQL Links, developed with BCB4.
> Does anyone know what the problem could be?

it seems to me that the BDE is installed and configured correctly, but
the gds32.dll file (the Firebird client) is missing or is in the wrong
You may need to use a WinME-certified installer to perform the
installation, or resort to some manual tweaking.