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Connecting to Access Database using JDBC Type-1 Driver

To connect a Java application with Access database using JDBC-ODBC Bridge(type-1) Driver. You need to follow the following steps.

Note: In Java 8, the JDBC-ODBC Bridge has been removed. It is no longer supported.

Create DSN Name

  1. Go to control panel

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  2. Go to Administrative tools

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  3. Select Data Source(ODBC)

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  4. Add new DSN name, select add

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  5. Select Access driver from the list, click on finish

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  6. Give a DSN name, click ok

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NOTE: Here we are showing this example to create DSN in Window 7 os. For other operating system you need to do small changes.

Time for an Example!

We suppose that you have created a student table with sid and name column name in access database.

import java.sql.*;
class Test
  public static void main(String []args)
      Connection con = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:
, "", ""); Statement s=con.createStatement(); //creating
ResultSet rs=s.executeQuery("select * from student");
//executing statement while({ System.out.println(rs.getInt(1)+" "+rs.getString
(2)); } con.close(); //closing connection } catch(Exception e) { e.printStackTrace(); } } }
error: Content is protected !!