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Import xls file into sql server database table in asp.net

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 14, 2011    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

I have one xls file which has 1.98 lacs rows. Whenever I try to import it in sql database table then I am getting following error to open OLE db connection.

External table is not in the expected format.

My code:

string con = "Provider=Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0;Data Source=" + Server.MapPath("TowerWorkOrders20110316.xls") + ";Extended Properties=\"Excel 12.0\"";       

 //string con = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=" + Server.MapPath("TowerWorkOrders20110317.xls") + ";Extended Properties=Excel 8.0";        

OleDbConnection connection = new 

OleDbDataReader reader;        
 OleDbCommand command = new OleDbCommand("SELECT * FROM [Sheet1$]", connection);        
reader = command.ExecuteReader();.................

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