You can use dsn-less connections or you could
programmatically create the needed DSN as part of your
setup/install package. I'm not sure how to code it in Delphi
but the following are VB examples that might help you get
HOWTO: Create and Remove a DSN in Visual Basic
HOWTO: Programmatically Create a DSN for SQL Server with VB
On Thu, 4 Dec 2003 01:39:50 -0800, "Toxi_boy"