FDO error: -2147221231 in ArcMap

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shnokarimi
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Hi
I get this error when I add the Excel file from the "Add Data" method":
Failed to connect to  database.
FDO error: -2147221231
Please guide me.
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DanPatterson
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That number is tied to old versions of Windows operating system.... up date it

in the interim use

Excel To Table (Conversion)—ArcMap | Documentation (arcgis.com)


... sort of retired...

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curtvprice
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Also see info here

Error: Failed to connect to database. An underlying database error occurred. Class not registered

https://support.esri.com/en/technical-article/000013670

 

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DanPatterson
MVP Esteemed Contributor

That number is tied to old versions of Windows operating system.... up date it

in the interim use

Excel To Table (Conversion)—ArcMap | Documentation (arcgis.com)


... sort of retired...
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curtvprice
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Also see info here

Error: Failed to connect to database. An underlying database error occurred. Class not registered

https://support.esri.com/en/technical-article/000013670

 

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