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Connecting to MS Access database

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1. If you need to work with Microsoft Access databases we suggest installing 32-bit version of PHPRunner.

2. You also need to install Microsoft Access Database Engine to be able to connect your database. You need to install it on both local machine and on the web server.

Download 32-bit version ( AccessDatabaseEngine.exe file ) from here:

Microsoft Access Database Engine

and install it.

If it doesn't install, i.e. you see a warining related to 64bit Office components conflict try running it from the command prompt with "/passive" parameter:

AccessDatabaseEngine.exe /passive

3. On the web server make sure you provided full permissions to web server user on the folder where database file resides.

4. Make sure that your php.ini file contains the following line: