Tuesday, August 9, 2011

SharePoint 2010: The List Cannot be Displayed in Datasheet view.....

The list cannot be displayed in DataSheet view for one or more of the following reasons:

- A datasheet component compatible with Miicrosoft Sharepoint Foundation is not installed.
- Your web browser does not suport ActiveX controls
- A component is not propelry configured for 32- or 64-bit support.

If you're a SharePoint Dev/Admin/Enthusiast using a 64bit system with 64bit Office / IE, chances are you will run into this issue. I was combing for a solution when I came across this MSDN SP2010 General Q&A forum post.

Special thanks to Jennie E [MSFT] for pointing us to the 2007 Office System Driver: Data Connectivity Components

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