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Classic ASP Databases Discuss using ASP 3 to work with data in databases, including ASP Database Setup issues from the old P2P forum on this specific subtopic. See also the book forum Beginning ASP.NET Databases for questions specific to that book. NOT for ASP.NET 1.0, 1.1, or 2.0.
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Default Cannot update. Database or object is read-only.

please some one enlighten me about this issue when i'm trying to add
new data to the database i got the above arror msg

Error Type:
Microsoft JET Database Engine (0x80040E09)
Cannot update. Database or object is read-only.
/addnew.asp, line 21

  Dim strDatabaseType

  'Choose one of the following two lines, and comment out the other
  strDatabaseType = "Access"
  'strDatabaseType = "MSDE"

  'Now we use this selection to specify the connection string
  If strDatabaseType = "Access" Then
    strConnect = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;" & _
                 "Data Source=D:\Inetpub\wwwroot\Movie2000.mdb;" & _
                 "Persist Security Info=False"
    strConnect = "Provider=SQLOLEDB;Persist Security Info=False;" & _
                 "User ID=sa;Initial Catalog=Movie;" & _
                 "Initial File Name=C:\MSSQL7\Data\Movie2000.mdf"
                  End If

  Option Explicit
  Dim strConnect

<!-- METADATA TYPE="typelib"
              FILE="C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\ado\msado15.dll" -->
<TITLE>Adding a New Record</TITLE>
  Dim objRS, intIDForNewRecord
  Set objRS = Server.CreateObject ("ADODB.Recordset")
  objRS.Open "Movies", strConnect, adOpenStatic, adLockOptimistic, adCmdTable

  intIDForNewRecord = objRS("MovieID") + 1

  objRS.AddNew ' add a new record
  objRS("MovieID") = intIDForNewRecord
  objRS("Title") = "Psycho"

  objRS.Open "SELECT * FROM Movies WHERE MovieID=" & intIDForNewRecord, _
                   strConnect, adOpenForwardOnly, adLockReadOnly, adCmdText
  If objRS.EOF Then
    Response.Write "New record not found - something went wrong"
    Response.Write "You've successfully added a new record:<BR> " & _
                   "Movie title = '" & objRS("Title") & "'<BR>" & _
                   "MovieID = " & objRS("MovieID")
  End If

  objRS.Close ' now close and clean up
  Set objRS = Nothing

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