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Dell MDAC Component Update, v. Q323032, A02
This Dell utility is designed to reduce the value of the DevicePath in the Windows registry to less than 256 characters as a short-term workaround regarding the installation of the Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC); whereby the MDAC Component Checker may report several files missing. This utility is needed for systems that must install Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC)only.
Release Date 9/16/2002
Importance: Optional
Version: Q323032,A02

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

MDAC.exe

Description: This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 44KB

Previous Versions

No previous version available.

Description

This Dell utility is designed to reduce the value of the DevicePath in the Windows registry to less than 256 characters as a short-term workaround regarding the installation of the Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC); whereby the MDAC Component Checker may report several files missing. This utility is needed for systems that must install Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC)only.

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.

Compatibility

Systems
Dimension 2100
Dimension 2200
Dimension 2300
Dimension 4300S
Dimension 4400
Dimension 4500
Dimension 4500C (Japan Only)
Dimension 4500S
Dimension 8200
Inspiron 2600
Inspiron 2650
Inspiron 4100
Inspiron 4150
Inspiron 8100
Inspiron 8200
Latitude C400
Latitude C500
Latitude C510
Latitude C540
Latitude C600
Latitude C610
Latitude C640
Latitude C810
Latitude C840
Latitude V710
Latitude V740
Latitude X200
OptiPlex GX260
OptiPlex GX260n
Precision 340
Precision M40
SmartPC 150D
SmartPC 300D
SmartPC 400D
Operating Systems
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • MDAC Component Update

Fixes & Enhancements

This is a change to the device path in the registry to reduce the overall number of characters to less than 256

Installation instructions

            
Follow these steps to install
1. Download the MDAC.EXE to a dirctory on your hard drive. The file 
downloaded is a self-extracting executable.
2. Double click on MDAC.EXE application.
3. Choose to unzip the application. You will get the message that the file 
was unzipped. Once the application has been un-zipped the fix has been 
applied to your system. Please note that there are no other indications of 
the fix being applied. This fix only needs to be run once.            
        

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MDAC.exe
SHA1:
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MDAC.exe
SHA-256:
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MDAC.exe

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