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new ODBC driver not working on 64bit Win7 PC

Question asked by Andrew on Jan 5, 2011
Latest reply on Jan 6, 2011 by Andrew


new ODBC driver not working on 64bit Win7 PC



I tried the following but Filemaker ODBC driver is not showing up when I try to add ODBC to the SystemDSN while on my 64bit Win7 PC.

  1. I am running a 64bit Win7 Desktop...
  2. These steps work for my 64-bit Windows Server 2008 R2 but just not my 64bit Win7 (client) PC yet. Any suggestions?  
  3. Started by checking that Filemaker ODBC not already installed (i.e., Start->Control Panel, Programs/Uninstall a Program) (wasn't)
  4. Read
  5. Downloaded the latest Filemaker ODBC Drivers from (went to support/downloads page, selected the windows tab and downloaded the first link) Installed ( (restarted PC)
  6. Ran C:\windows\syswow64\odbcda32.exe Went to System Tab and clicked Add but Filemaker ODBC was not listed (darn!)  
  7. Note: when I tried to install filemaker_xdbc_update_11.3.76.exe, a window very quickly popped up but only for much less than a second so I coud not read it. Is there any way to screen capture it if it's so fast?

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!  Thanks!