How to import data from Excel file on local machine to Sql Server using Query

Hi !

I am trying to import excel table into my sql database.

My excel file is on my local machine and I tried this code :

SELECT FROM OPENROWSET('Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0', 'Excel 8.0;Database=Q:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents\myfile.xls', 'SELECT FROM [QPrintPolicyRenew$]')

I keep getting this error :

Cannot get the column information from OLE DB provider "Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0" for linked server "(null)".

Can anyone help ??

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asked Feb 28, 2010 at 10:24 AM in Default

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The first line of the EXCEL file should have column informations Refer this for more informations http://www.sqlteam.com/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=49926

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answered Mar 03, 2010 at 04:23 AM

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