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Value of type 'String' cannot be converted to 'System.Data.SqlClient.S

Value of type 'String' cannot be converted to 'System.Data.SqlClient.S

Value of type 'String' cannot be converted to 'System.Data.SqlClient.S

(OP)
Im am getting the error above Value of type 'String' cannot be converted to 'System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection' when I try to execute the code to populate a GridView on the website with the query shown below. Any ideas why ?

Imports System.Data
Imports System.Data.SqlClient
Partial Class _Default
Inherits System.Web.UI.Page

Protected Sub btnSearch_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles btnSearch.Click

LoadData()

End Sub

Private Function LoadData() As DataView

Dim ds As DataSet = New DataSet
Dim cmdSelect As New SqlCommand
Dim da As SqlDataAdapter = New SqlDataAdapter
cmdSelect.CommandText = "Select Name from Runners WHERE Name LIKE 'T%'"

cmdSelect.Connection = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=C:\runnersdb.mdb" - this bit is underlined as the problem
da.SelectCommand = cmdSelect
da.Fill(ds)

LoadData = ds.Tables(0).DefaultView

GridView1.DataSource = LoadData()
GridView1.DataBind()
End Function


End Class

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