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    Creating ODBC DSN fails:"ODBC System DSN Warning You are logged on with non-Administrative privileges."

    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: 9.2
    • Relevant for Installation Type: All

    Symptoms

    • Attempting to create the VGER DSN manually results in an error: ODBC System DSN Warning You are logged on with non-Administrative privileges. System DSNs could not be created or modified.
    • User installing ODBC has full administrative privileges.
    • No option is available to run MS Access as administrator

    Cause

    MS Access cannot be run as administrator. 

    Resolution

    Run obdcad32.exe as administrator and continue adding DSN manually before returning to MS Access to link tables:

     

    1. Click the start button.
    2. In "Search programs and files" enter "odbcad32.exe"
    3. Right click "obdcad32.exe" and select "Run as administrator"
    4. Continue the procedure to add the VGER DSN manually as outlined in: VGER missing as a DSN when linking tables 
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