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What I am trying to do is simple. I have some Classic ASP with include headers like the following referencing MDAC 2.5:

METADATA TYPE="TypeLib" NAME="Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects 2.5 Library"        UUID="{00000205-0000-0010-8000-00AA006D2EA4}" VERSION="2.5" 

Now I am trying to call this same include file on a Windows 2008 box with IIS 7 using MDAC 2.8 with this:

METADATA TYPE="typelib" NAME="Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects 2.8 Library"        UUID="{2A75196C-D9EB-4129-B803-931327F72D5C}" VERSION="2.8"

My question is, why does this not work anymore? Has the tag reference changed? I ran MDAC checker and everything is installed correctly. What am I missing?

Thanks in advance!

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No one has run into this issue with legacy code on a Win2008 box? – ajdams Mar 24 '10 at 13:04
it seems that you are alone. A tip use MDAC Utility: Component Checker,… – lsalamon Mar 24 '10 at 21:13

Actually they both do work - MDAC 2.8/WDAC 6.0 comes with Windows 2008 but either statement will work on the top of your code. The problem was actually non-related to this.

I know, I know, dumb mistake.

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