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Article ID: 231943 - Last Review: March 1, 2010 - Revision: 13.0

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SUMMARY

This article outlines the different Microsoft Data Access Component (MDAC) versions that are available and the products that install them.

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The following table contains the list of different MDAC releases along with the release date for each.
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MDAC VersionRelease DateShipped WithAdditional Notes
MDAC 2.8 SP203/2005Windows 2003 SP1 No Web release
MDAC 2.8 SP108/2004Windows XP SP2 and Windows XP SP3Released on the Web and available at the following Web site: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx)
MDAC 2.808/2003Windows Server 2003Released on the Web and available at the following Web site: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx)
MDAC 2.7 SP1 Refresh (X86 only)08/2006Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows ME, and Windows NTReleased on the Web and available at the following Web site: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx)
MDAC 2.7 SP108/2002Windows XP SP1No Web Release
MDAC 2.710/2001Windows XPReleased on the Web and available at the following Web site: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx)
MDAC 2.6 SP26/2002SQL Server 2000 SP2Released on the Web and available at the following Web site: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx)
MDAC 2.6 SP16/2001SQL Server 2000 SP1Released on the Web and available at the following Web site: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx)
MDAC 2.69/2000SQL Server 2000Released on the Web and available at the following Web site: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx)
MDAC 2.5 SP312/2003Windows 2000 SP3Released on the Web and available at the following Web site: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx)
MDAC 2.5 SP25/2001Windows 2000 SP2Released on the Web and available at the following Web site: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx)
MDAC 2.5 SP17/31/2000Windows 2000 SP1Released on the Web and available at the following Web site: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx)
MDAC 2.52/17/2000Windows 2000Released on the Web and available at the following Web site: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937730.aspx)
MDAC 2.1 SP2No Web Release
MDAC 2.1 SP1a (GA)4/1/1999Office 2000, BackOffice 4.5, Visual Studio 98 SP3 (*Internet Explorer 5a shipped minimal install)Web Release
MDAC 2.1 SP13/15/1999Internet Explorer 5.0No Web Release
MDAC 2.111/07/1998SQL Server 7.0, Server 6.5 SP5No Web Release
MDAC 2.0 SP207/01/1998Released through the Web. Y2K remediation for all platforms
MDAC 2.0 SP107/01/1998Windows NT 4.0 (SP4)Y2K remediation for Windows NT 4.0
MDAC 2.007/01/1998Visual Studio 98No Web Release
MDAC 1.5 a/b/c/d 08/01/1997n/an/a
MDAC 1.508/01/1997MDAC 1.5 shipped two separate releases, with two separate sets of files. Shipped in betas for Internet Information Server (IIS) 4.0 (Windows NT 4.0 Option Pack), Internet Explorer 4.0, Internet Explorer 4.01 SP1, and Windows 98. The first release was in Internet Explorer 4.0. The second was from the 1997 Professional Developer's Conference
For information about the Support Lifecycle policy for MDAC, see question 6 on the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/lifedevtool (http://support.microsoft.com/gp/lifedevtool)

REFERENCES

For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
230722  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/230722/ ) Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 3 Readme: Part 1 - Overview and installation
232574  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/232574/ ) Readme.txt for SQL Server 7.0 service pack

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Data Access Components 2.5
  • Microsoft Data Access Components 2.6
  • Microsoft Data Access Components 2.7
  • Microsoft Data Access Components 2.8
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