Message - The needed data source driver is not installed or is not configured properly.

Applies to TestExecute 14.80, last modified on April 13, 2021

TestExecute displays this message when it is trying to read data from a CSV or an Excel file and cannot find the required data source driver.

64-bit TestExecute

To read CSV and Excel files, 64-bit TestExecute requires the 64-bit version of the Microsoft Office 12.0 Access Database Engine OLE DB Provider.

To get the Provider, install Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable x64 on your computer. You can download it on the Microsoft website:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=13255

If you have 32-bit Microsoft Office 2010, the installation of the 64-bit provider will fail. In this case, perform the following steps to install it:

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32-bit TestExecute

To read Excel 2007 - 2016 files, TestExecute x86 requires the 32-bit version of the Microsoft Office 12.0 Access Database Engine OLE DB Provider. You can get the provider as part of the following software:

To read Excel files created with Excel 2003 and earlier, as well as to read data from CSV files, 32-bit TestExecute uses the Microsoft Jet Engine driver. It is installed in the Windows operating system by default.

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