Subject Re: [firebird-support] 1 single windows Pc cannot access database - all others Pcs on the network can.
Author Mark Rotteveel
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On 3-5-2019 18:34, Alan J Davies Alan.Davies@...
[firebird-support] wrote:
> Hi, I have a mixed environment of Win64 and Win32 Pcs targeting a Win64
> server with various FB3.0.4 databases. It is a Firebird 32-bit version.
> (33054_0)
> I use Delphi 10.3 for the programs and Firedac for database access
> within the programs. All Pcs use the same programs resident on the
> server, accessed via short-cuts; there are no local program versions. I
> have a single FDConnectionDefs.ini file and the settings are as follows:
> [company_name_settings]
> DriverID=FB
> VendorLib = 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Firebird\Firebird_3_0\fbclient.dll'
> Database=p******s
> User_Name=*********
> Password=T*********g
> This works perfectly on every Pc bar one! It also works on the server
> when I’m testing remotely. This error only occurs at one single customer
> site - nowhere else.
> The error I get refers to the bitness (32 or 64) of fbclient.dll. My
> question is why? Is this a windows update thing? There are no ‘old’
> versions on the server or on the badly-behaved Pc because I have
> assiduously removed all traces of Fb2.5, as far as I know. Does Windows
> keep a hidden copy of stuff just to screw you up??

What error do you get? Are you sure C:\Program Files
(x86)\Firebird\Firebird_3_0\fbclient.dll exists on that system, are you
sure the program is 32 bit (and not 64 bit).

> One last thing - this Pc worked perfectly for about 1 year until I added
> a new user. Now neither the new or old user versions work.
> Any advice, other than to clear it all out and re-install from scratch,
> will be gratefully received.

You're not providing us with information that can even help us come
close to understanding your problem. You will need to provide more details.

Mark Rotteveel