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OLD DB Error

OLD DB Error

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I am using 2008 R2 and trying to build an Excel file from data within SQL

I am using the following code

SET @SQL=N'INSERT INTO OPENROWSET(''Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0'',''Excel 8.0;HDR=YES;DATABASE='+@FILENAME+''',''Select * from [Whitelist$]'')SELECT PHRASE FROM dbo.TBL_PHRASE WHERE TID = '+@TID+''

where @filename and @tid are declared varchar values

i have to use @filename as the excel file is unique every time and has a changing filename

I get the following error :

Cannot create an instance of OLE DB provider "Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0" for linked server "(null)".

My server is 64 bit and i have Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0 in the provider list within linked servers - all options are unchecked except Dynamic Parameter

I think everything else is enabled on the server

the folder in which the file sits has rights for everyone set to full access

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