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  From the December 2011 Issue of Prestwood eMag
Prestwood IT ASPSuite:
Error 80004005: Operation must use an updateable query.
Posted 17 years ago on 5/17/2003 and updated 12/8/2011
Take Away:

This error is usually a result of folder permissions.


Q. I'm getting errors on ALL my ASP database write pages.

Microsoft JET Database Engine error '80004005'
Operation must use an updateable query.
/aspsuite/aspsuite.inc, line 330

A. This error is usually a result of folder permissions.

The writable folder is for .MDB database file and all writable configuration files. ALL writable files start with "ps_".

Notes: Determine which path on your webserver is intended for database files. You may need to contact your service provider, and confirm that Access 2000 (version 9.0) is supported. To prevent the DB files from being accessed from a browser, this folder should NOT be browsable.

If you are configuring your own server, create a folder for the DB with all IIS rights disabled, Executed permissions set to "none," grant IUSR account "modify" privileges to the MDB file.

FrontPage Users: To enable Allow files to be browsed permission, Open your Web live with FrontPage. From the Folder List, right-click the data folder. From the drop-down menu, click Properties, then click on Allow files to be browsed and Allow anonymous upload to this directory.


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