Error: Unexpected error from external database driver
When importing an Excel (xls) file from an external system into Sage 300 modules (i.e. Order Entry or Payroll), getting the error message:
"Unexpected error from external database driver. Source:1101:40-107180004005.503.914"
Confirmed there was a Microsoft Security Update for Windows 7.
2017-10 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 for x86-based Systems (KB4041681)
Use XLSB (Excel Binary) or XLSX (Excel 2007) instead of XLS (Excel 2000). Go File > Save As in Excel and choose either XLSB or XLSX.
If file is changed to .xlxs or xlxb, use File Type 'Excel 2007' or Excel 2007 Binary on import.
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