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Posted on Wednesday, September 07, 2011 at 1:29 AM
Microsoft Access is a popular and widely used database management system, which is part of Microsoft Office Suite of products. It is an ideal DBMS for small and medium sized businesses to effectively manage their data. MS Access enables you to share the database over network and simultaneously update it. However, this configuration may cause database corruption in some situations and put you in need of Access database recovery
As a real-time example of this problem with Microsoft Access database, you may run across database corruption in following scenarios:
• You have one MDB file/Access database that is shared between two users.
• Both the machines have different operating system and Access versions.
• Suddenly the database is not accessible and you get the following message every time you try to access it:
“The Microsoft Office Access database engine could not find the object. Make sure the object exists and that you spell its name and the path name correctly.”...
Posted on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 3:55 AM
MS Access has turned out to be one of the most integral applications of the corporate organizations due to its enormous and advance features. Hence, the popularity of MS Access is increasing day by day. MS Access stands out from the rest of its peers as it is integrated with a user friendly graphical user interface and comprises of Jet Database Engine. These features make the presence of MS Access database significant.
Large organizations use MS Access to store significant data. Hence, corruption of MS Access database is not at all acceptable.
Once the MS Access database file or the MDB file gets corrupted, you are not able to access any data from it. Moreover, corruption in the MS Access database file or the MDB file may lead to data deletion from the MDB database records. Thus, in order to avoid data loss, you will have to take appropriate steps to perform MS Access repair...
Posted on Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 11:02 AM
The extensibility of MS Access database format is the main reason why sometimes users fail to determine the Access database corruption. This happens because crashes and errors can also root from macros, VBA code, plug-ins, and the like reasons. To exemplify, let’s consider the following error message that can occur while trying to open an Access database:
‘Unrecognized Database Format’
This error can appear for the reasons mentioned below:
• You are trying to open an Access database in an earlier version.
• You are trying to open a corrupted/damaged database.
Fixing the Issue
If ‘Unrecognized Database Format’ occurs while attempting to open the database in an earlier version, you can apply any of the below possible solutions:
• Open the Access database in the later version of MS Access it was created
• Convert the database to the earlier version of MS Access. For this, you need to have the newer version of MS Access and follow the steps given below:...
Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 11:56 PM
Have you converted an Access database using the CompactDatabase method? Are you experiencing problems with the converted database? Issues are bound to plague an Access database converted to a later version using the CompactDatabase method. Since this method leaves the database in a partially converted state, the possibilities of it becoming corrupt reach their peak point. Due to corruption, you might have to encounter various error messages along with data inaccessibility. In such situations, you must use the backup copy of the original Access database and convert it using the Convert Database command. However, if no such backup is available, you should grab a professional access recovery software to resolve corruption errors and recover the vital data.
Consider a scenario, wherein, you have an Access database which you are trying to open in MS Access 2007. The database doesn't open and you receive the following error message:
"The database is in an unexpected state."...
Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 3:27 AM
Have you ever encountered the agonizing situation of appearance of #Deleted in a few records of your Access 2000 database files? Or, are you unable to open a few objects of the database? Or worse, are you unable to open your database files? These things happen due to various environmental factors and damage the Access database files. In such situations, you can only draw respite from various access recovery strategies that can help you get your database back. However, if by chance they don't work, use updated and validated backups for performing access database recovery. If that fails, you still have option of using access repair
software to get your database back.
Consider, when you open your Access 2000 database, the file refuses to open. It implies that your database is damaged and you will need to repair it as follows:
Use the Compact and Repair utility as per directions:
Posted on Wednesday, September 08, 2010 at 11:31 PM
An Access database can become corrupt in many instances, and with corruption it brings along several miseries for a user. Some of the symptoms include eruption of various error messages, data inaccessibility, records getting deleted etc. Though, you can rely on Compact and Repair, the inbuilt repair utility provided by Microsoft, it never delivers expected results. The utility works by deleting unused space which was created by deletion of objects and records, and repairing tables, queries and indexes. However, in order to recover each and every component of a corrupt database in an efficient manner, you have to rely on a third-party access database recovery
Consider a scenario, wherein, you have an Access 2003 database. When you make an attempt to open it using a shortcut, you won't be able to mount it. Additionally, you would receive the following error message:
"Can't find the database you specified, or you didn't specify a database at all...
Posted on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 1:43 AM
In Microsoft Access, fatal system errors are common. Errors like page fault error, an application exception error, might cause Access application to stop responding or to exit abruptly. The reasons for such errors could be varied including improper memory address, Access database corruption etc. Corruption is one cause which proves to be a real headache for an Access user. Being an Access user, you might have faced data inaccessibility issues caused by corruption. In such situations, you become completely dependent on a valid and clean backup copy of your Access database. However, if no such help can be availed, then you must switch to a third-party access repair
Consider a scenario, wherein, you have an Access 2002 database related to your customer's information. When you make an attempt to open it, Access might close unexpectedly and you receive the following error message:...