You shouldn't need to install MySQL to use MS Access. Seems like they are giving you excuses to avoid any extra work on their part. I would suggest you switch web-hosting companies if they are behaving this way.
Hostpro.com is one that supports PHP and Access. PS: I am not affiliated to hostpro in any way accept as a satisfied customer. Regards, John "Djgray" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]... > I apologize if this is a redundant post. I did do a search and could not > find the answer. > > I'm swimming in ignorance as I build a website for a friend. The hosting > service says they support MS Access and PHP. However, they are telling me > that in order for PHP to get to that database, I would also need MySQL, > which they do not have and have no plans to install. > > Is this accrate? > > Can PHP not get to the Access database directly? > > -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]