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Yes, we had 200 lbs of reference manuals, and life was simpler.

I just finished a whole bunch of googling to figure out how to bulk copy an archaic Access DBF file into SQL Server, using .NET 7. My comments in the code show some of the depth of the rabbit hole.

// Need to download the Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable for the 64 bit version of the Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB driver.
// Unless you already have the 32 bit version installed, you can't have both, so you would have to uninstall any 32 bit apps, in my case, Visio and FrontPage!
// This appears to work, from SO: use the provider to "Provider=Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0;" in connection string.
// But it doesn't because the DBF files are so old, so we're back to using Jet.OLEDB and building the importer app as a 32 bit (x86) app.
// And I finally can import the data!
And yes, I still use FrontPage for article writing and I'll be damned if I'm going to uninstall it and Visio 2010 to install the 64 bit Jet drivers, so now my importer app is in x86 mode.

And stunningly, the .NET SqlBulkCopy thing is working perfectly.

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