3.3.Downloading OpenLink Single-Tier Drivers for ODBC

If you intend to use the OpenLink Lite ODBC Drivers with Microsoft Office 97, this will require the use of an older release of the OpenLink Driver which is compatible, but no longer available for general download. Please contact technical support(technical.support@openlinksw.com) for details on how to obtain these drivers.

Using your Internet browser, access the OpenLink Software web site nearest you. The web address is:

North and South America: http://www.openlinksw.com

Europe, Africa: http://www.openlinksw.co.uk

Asia, Australia: http://www.openlinksw.com.my

  1. From the OpenLink homepage, click the "Software Availability and Download" link in the left-hand menu.

  2. Click the Data Access Download button.

  3. If this is your first download from OpenLink, or you are not certain which product you need, please select the first button, for Wizard-based product selection. If you are sure you know exactly what you need, select the second button, for direct product selection.

    The remainder of these instructions will focus on Wizard-based selection. Depending on your responses, you may receive fewer or more questions in your own visit.

  4. Answer the three initial questions:

    a. Indicate which type of connectivity you require, if you know.
    b. Select the Operating System(s) on which your ODBC and/or JDBC Client Application(s) will run. You may select as many as apply.
    c. Select the database which holds the data.
  5. Indicate the data access technologies with which you have experience or familiarity, if any.

  6. Indicate any other data access drivers which you have evaluated or will be evaluating for this installation.

  7. Input your email address. If you have registered as an OpenLink user before, input your password. If not, proceed to the Registration Form.

  8. Select download links from those presented. If your browser is not set up with a default download location, you may be prompted to choose where to save the file(s). Pay careful attention to the instructions on this screen, as some installations may require several files, on one or more machines.

  9. Once the download is complete, you may exit your web browser.

  10. Save the license file that is automatically emailed to you. It will be needed during the install.