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SQL Developer Fails to Connect to Microsoft Access 2016 - [Microsoft] [ODBC Microsoft Access Driver] cannot open database '(unknown)'. (Doc ID 2382454.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 1.5.1 to 4.0.3
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to connect to Microsoft Access 2016 from SQL Developer fails with the following error.

[Microsoft] [ODBC Microsoft Access Driver] cannot open database '(unknown)'. It may not be a database that your application recognizes or the file maybe be corrupt.

 

Cause

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