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Default Connecting to a database

Apologies in advance if this is the wrong forum.

When i try to access an access database, the server returns an error saying it can't find it and returns a path which refers to a windows machine. I'm using a mac!

Here is the code i use:

objConn.Open "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;" & "Data Source=Movie.2000.mdb;" & "Persist Security Info=False"

( The movie2000.mdb is in the same folder as my asp page. )

The error i get is:
Microsoft JET Database Engine error '80004005'

'c:\windows\system32\inetsrv\asp\chapter12\Movie20 00.mdb' is not a valid path.

How come its returning a windows file path when the actual .mdb is located in a different place.

There is obviously something i'm doing wrong here.

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