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The Microsoft Access Database drivers are used to access external data such as MDB, XLS, XLSX via GIS Link.   From XPSWMM 2019 and beyond, this driver will need to be the 64-bit version of this Microsoft Access Database Engine is needed.   Based on changes driven by Microsoft, the 32-bit driver and the latest 64-bit driver cannot be installed side by side.   For users with Office 365 installed, Microsoft recently changed its policy, and only the same bit version of the driver as the Office can be installed. Therefore, for users with Office 32-bit installed, an error will occur when trying to install the 64-bit. There are two workaround workarounds for this situation,

  • You can uninstall the 32-bit version of office and install the 64-bit version, or 
  • You can install the 64-bit in a silent mode as shown below from the Microsoft download links;

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