Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: odbc connection on WinXP Pro x64 fail to make test connection
Author Mark Rotteveel
The SysWOW64 folder *is* the 32 bit folder of Windows (WOW64 stands for Windows On Windows 64, or the 32 bit subsystems). The System32 folder contains the 64 bit components (which is highly confusing, but done for some backwards compatibility reason).


> Got it resolved thanks. Didnt realise that the 32bit ODBC connection
> applet was located in C:\Windows\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe who would have thought
> the 32bit version was located in the 64bit folder. This allowed me to use
> my 32bit drivers to connect to 32 bit database with no problems.
> thanks
> --- In, Dimitry Sibiryakov <sd@...>
> wrote:
> >
> > > "Open database 'databse_server/databse.gdb' failed" . Anyone able to
> help with what i am doing wrong please?
> >
> > Shouldn't it be 'databse_server:database.gdb'?.. Show us cionnection
> > string you are trying to use.
> >
> > SY, SD.
> >
> > PS: I hope you have Firebird client x64 installed on that comp...
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