This OLE DB Provider is provided by Microsoft. The main functionality of the provider is contained in the file sqlceoledb35.dll.

Include "Provider=Microsoft.SQLSERVER.CE.OLEDB.3.5" in the connection string to use this provider.


There is no 'Microsoft.SQLSERVER.CE.OLEDB.3.5' installation package to download. (if you know about an installation package URL you can contribute to the community by submitting the info to us through this message form)

Connection Strings

The Microsoft.SQLSERVER.CE.OLEDB.3.5 provider can be used to connect to the following data sources by using the following connection string references:

SQL Server Compact