SSMS The Microsoft Office Access database engine could not find the object

This post shows you one of the possible problems of the error “The Microsoft Office Access database engine could not find the object” when you are Export from SQL Server database table to Excel.

The full error will be like the following.

Error 0xc002f210: Preparation SQL Task 1: Executing the query “CREATE TABLE `Categories` (

`CategoryID` Long,

`…” failed with the following error: “The Microsoft Office Access database engine could not find the object ‘Categories’. Make sure the object exists and that you spell its name and the path name correctly.”. Possible failure reasons: Problems with the query, “ResultSet” property not set correctly, parameters not set correctly, or connection not established correctly.

When you do an Export in SQL Server Management Studio SSMS.

Say you are exporting Categories and Products.

Somehow you hit the above mentioned error.

Do not go and install and uninstall Access Runtime and so. It is as simple as because your fields consist of LongBinary data type.

Ignore that field then you should be good.



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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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