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Invalid data found - no provider associated with entry

Hello,

I have VS6, VS 2008, VS 2010, VS 2012 and VS 2013 on Windows 7 Ultimate computer.

After installing Visual COBOL PE for VS 2012 and when I open VS 2012 Pro, I get this error:

This only happens in VS 2012.

I can open and create new solutions and everything seems to work otherwise.

I tried Googling and searching for a solution and could not find an answer.

Does anybody know how to get rid of this error?

Any help would be gratefully appreciated.

Thanks,
Tony

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RE: Invalid data found - no provider associated with entry

What version of Visual COBOL are you using?

I recall that this was a problem in earlier releases on systems that had an ADO.NET Data provider installed that did not update the machine.config XML file properly.

I believe that the mySQL provider was one of these providers that caused this problem.

This problem should be fixed in Visual COBOL 2.2.

You can look in the machine.config file under C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\<version>\config to see what providers have been installed on your system.

Thanks.

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