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Suggestion about exporting data into Access database from sql server 2008 without Linked Server

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 27, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server


    We have a website that was using Sql server 2005. There was a option in Website where when a user clicks a button, Some tables data will be exported to an access database. To achieve this, we have setup a linked server to Access database. We have moved from sql server 2005 to 2008 (64bit). We did not want to use that option of having a linked server now. I am looking for different ways to achieve the task. We also donot want to use OPENROWSET and OPENDATASOURCE .


Can someone  give some insight about this?




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