Adding ODBC drivers in Windows Server 2008 – 64bit

Going to the Administrative Tools and open the ODBC Data Source Administrator window and add a new DSN for the .mdb and lo and behold I see the following nearly empty window:

This of course is no good! Where are all the other data drivers? Apparently all the regular ones we are used to seeing in 32bit Windows no longer exist as 64bit drivers.  The trick is to execute %windir%\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe.




This will give you the ability to add the rest of the 32bit Data Sources such as Microsoft Access (.mdb).






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Great tool to convert WordPress databases

If you are changing the fully qualified domain name of your WordPress website and are looking for a quick and easy tool to update your MySQL database file, you need to check out this cool tool located at:

This was done by a guy I know from the Ukraine, Thomas Howe, he is an awesome PHP developer.  If you need a good developer to hire for contract, P/T or F/T work, you can find him under his screen name (thomashowe) on

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