Opening existing or adding new OLE DB connections in ArcCatalog crashes the application


Opening existing or creating new OLE DB connections in ArcCatalog can sometimes cause ArcCatalog to crash.


If the 'Upgrade Geodatabase' command has been added to ArcCatalog, opening an existing or new OLE DB connection will cause ArcCatalog to crash.

Solution or Workaround

Remove the 'Upgrade Geodatabase' command from ArcCatalog.

Article ID:000004595

  • ArcMap 8 x

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