Resolving "The operating system is presently not configured to run this application"

Description

Connecting to an Microsoft Access database may result in an error. This error can be resolved by re-installing the Access drivers.

Discussion

On some systems, a Windows Security Update may cause an issue when connecting to Microsoft Access databases from Alpha Anywhere. The issue manifests as an error message stating "The operating system is presently not configured to run this application"

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Fixing the Access Drivers 

To resolve the issue, download and install the Microsoft Access Database Engine from Microsoft's website. When prompted, select acessdatabaseengine.exe. Links for the 2016 and 2010 engines are provided below.

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Select "accessdatabaseengine.exe" when prompted.

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