VB4 running on XP. That alone is probably a leathal combination. Here's the code its complaining about: Here's where I'm trying to get code from: http://archive.devx.com/free/tips/tipview.asp?content_id=4098 Code: sconn = "DRIVER=Microsoft Excel Driver (*.xls);" & "DBO=" & sFile rs.Open "SELECT * FROM [sheetl$]", sconn I get the error and VB highlights: "rs.Open". I'm kinda stuck. Thoughts?