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Usual solutions not the problem for Format of the initialization string does not conform to specific

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 08, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
I know that there are normally two causes/solutions for the "Format of the initialization string does not conform to specification starting at index 0" error message.  The two normal suggestions are a problem with the connection string or it is surrounded by quotes in Dimming the connection. I get the message while running in debug (though it is pulling the selected row ID value correctly).However neither of those are the case in my file.  I know the connection string is configured correctly because it works in the rest of the page.  Further I don't have quotes in the Dim connection part.  Relevant bits of code below.Imports System.Web.UI.WebControls Imports System.Web.UI.WebControls.ImageButton Imports System.Web.UI.WebControls.DataControlField Imports System.Data Imports System.Data.SqlClient Imports System.Configuration Imports System.Object Imports System.DirectoryServices Partial Class Default2 Inherits System.Web.UI.Page 'Private auth As authenticate 'Private dt As DataTable 'Private programs As DataRow() Private dbConnection As String = "KMConnectionString" . . . Sub btnPlay(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) 'grab video ID Dim videoID = GridView1.SelectedValue.ToString() Response.Write(videoID) Dim con As New SqlConnection(dbConnection)

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