Create a connection from Visual Studio 2010 to Microsoft Access 2010 – Video

I do not know LINQ to EF and LINQ to SQL can use Access Database but the way I use to connect to Access Database is through dataset.


See the video below.

Create a connection from Visual Studio 2010 to Microsoft Access 2010

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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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7 Responses to Create a connection from Visual Studio 2010 to Microsoft Access 2010 – Video

  1. pusoiuandrei says:

    Hi, my name is Andrew.
    I have a problem with small differences than what you presented in the video.
    There it is: i’m developing a program that calculates insurances, in visual studio 2010. It’s a windows form application, with menus, forms stuff like that, programmed in C++.
    What is the problem: i want to connect it to an microsoft Access database. Simple as that, but i don’t know how. I’ve tried everything and i’ve searched on the net for 2 days. It’s nothing here.
    Don’t know how to do it.
    Can you help me, please? If you know, can you tell me the answer on
    this is my mail. I will be for ever gratefull. Thank you very much!!!

  2. rockerz says:

    Sir I don’t know how to create a database for an web project in visual studio 2010 and ms access. Can you please help me out.

  3. asava samuel says:


    Here is a LINQ Provider for MS Access:

  4. TheMKB says:

    Hello, my name is Kabir.
    I am a beginner in programing, and i want to write a quiz software, which i already design the microsoft access database. my problem is i don’t know how to connect the database with Visual Basic without using method of dragging table into the form. so please help me I’ll be forever grateful. Here is my email:

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