How to transfer ODBC data connections to another computer

Transfer DSN files from Computer A to Computer B:

1. On Computer A, open the Registry Editor by typing “regedit” in the Windows search box under the Start menu and selecting regedit.exe
2. Navigate to the following registry key :
    • For User DSN data sources:
      HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > ODBC
    • For System DSN data sources:
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > Software > ODBC

3. Right-click on the ODBC.INI folder, choose Export, and save the .reg file to the location of your choice
4. Copy the .reg file (or files if you have both User and System DSN data sources) to any location Computer B
5. On Computer B, double click the .reg file(s) to import the DSN data sources to the registry (select “Yes” and “OK” when prompted)

How to Disable Driver Signature Enforcement in Windows

Problems-Symptoms:

– Windows cannot verify the digital signature for this file. (0xc0000428)
– Windows requires digitally signed driver OR Digitally signed driver is required.
– Digital Signature Not Found.
– Cannot load or install an unsigned driver.
– Cannot run (execute) an unsigned software (program).
– Windows did not find a Microsoft signature associated with the software package you want to install.

Solution: Disable Driver Signature Enforcement in Windows:

Open “Command Prompt” in administrative mode

bcdedit /set testsigning on

Restart your computer.

(Set off to enable)