In 2014, Embarcadero removed the BDE installer from its Rad Studio XE7 install, making it a separate download in order to strengthen the message that the BDE has been deprecated for a number of years. Programmers using the BDE are encouraged to update their software to use newer database connectivity technologies like Embarcadero's FireDAC, or third-party-provided solutions.
You will be asked if you want to savethe download file or run it now. We suggest saving the file to the desktopof your machine. If you save the downloaded file (named bdesetup.zip), youcan run the install by double clicking on its desktop icon.If you are installing the BDE for a single user system, it is recommendedyou install it in the directory C:\\IDAPI. You will be asked for this pathduring the installation process.Note: the downloaded file is a ZIP file. You may be asked ifyou want to contune due to security setting on your computer. You should say \"yes\".If you have any problems downloading this file or running theinstallation, let us know.
The additional software listed in the table below is included in some editions of RAD Studio. Most of it can be installed after the RAD Studio installation using the Feature Manager, GetIt Package Manager, or downloading the software from CodeCentral. Some of it can also be installed during the RAD Studio installation.
what i am trying to do is connect ( have done this, ) and display data on my form via datagrid and text boxes, i have looked for countless hours for delphi tutorials on bde and delphi 7 but only ones i can find are not in english and does not go in depth so have tryied to do this in c#
nope not without writing a whole new program my work back office system is on this so dont have the acess to re wright it but wanted to make some tools for the compony but where its in delphi and not had any previous experience with delphi thought it would be possible to edit in c# i cant edit the structure or the application would fail trust me if i could it would have been changed to sql database or acess database
There are many website that offer a free Borland Mssql Driver, but I will refer you what I think is the best site to download the Borland Mssql Driver from. Please visit this site: -bde-mssql-driver-download/ and select the Mssql Driver Installation. Please download it and run it into your system.
If instead you are using M$-Windows, you should select the right installer from the downloadspage on Most probably you need to install also the Visual Studio 2010Express, or alternatively just its runtime. 153554b96e