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Solved: Access 2007: querying the database with another PC

Q: Solved: Access 2007: querying the database with another PC

Hi folks,

I made my database with a user interface. I have been using my desktop PC at work.
When I tried to query it (I was successful in opening it) with my personal laptop, I got this message:

"Your network access was interrupted. To continue, close the database, and then open it again"

Of course the patch they suggest, doesn't work...

Could you help me?

Thank for your time.
Have a good one


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A:Solved: Problem with Access Database

Doing the convert database creates a new copy of the original database in the new version of Access, the old version should still be available.
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A:Solved: Access database problem, please help!

You appear to have posted an "Evaluation" database, which does not have all it's features working.
I assume You need to purchase the full privilege database to have those features working.
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why i cannot save the backend in the network drive shared folder.?


A:Solved: Access Splitting Database

What version of access? Are you saving the backend from the 'Split Wizard'? or a manual copy and paste? Where is the message coming from? Access or file system?

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A:Solved: access database error fix

I suspect that you may be having some instability problems with your network. Or maybe u need to back up.
Similar question is discussed here
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A:Solved: Access Database Problem 2

Problem solved. I've just found out it matters where you put the fields.
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A:Solved: Windows XP + Access 2003 database

Did already try registry cleaners and cleaning up temporary files etc.
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It works great I have done it many times.
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A:Solved: Compacting an Access 2003 Database

I use the normal Compact & Repair, you can set it to run when you close the database.
You can also have an automated backup system that runs when you start the Computer each day (assuming that you do) or at a particular time each day
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databasename v 0.0
databasename v 0.1
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A:Solved: Copying data from old Access database to new

The only way is to link to the old database tables (or import the tables) and then create Append queries to transfer the data from the old tables to the new ones.
You can use VBA code but that is overkill and much harder.
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A:[SOLVED] Accessing old Access 2002 database within Windows 7

You will have to reinstall Office XP ( there ids no Office 2002 ) ( or any newer version ), . . once you do that you should be able to open the data base.
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A:Solved: Mass emailing in Access 2000 database

Sev, I have posted various copies of the emailing VBA some of it quite recently.
The Excel problem sounds like someone has put something in a cell that doesn't belong there, it is uaually text when Access expects a number. You should have an Import Error table generated with the rows and fields that have the error.
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If error
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End Sub
End If

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A:Solved: Access database query coming up blank

Welcome to the Forum.
What version of Access are you using?

Access is a "Relational Database" system so the Tables that you create have to be related for it to work.
Ideally the tables would be set up something like this.
Company Products (for choosing to go your Invoices, so prices would probably be included).
Invoices. This table would only hold an invoice number and it's date plus the Company ID if it is a one invoice to one company system.
Invoice details, holding ProductIDs and Quantities.

If you want to set it up in that way let me know and I will assist you.

However back to your current problem, if you only have one table and a query it should show all the data in the table, so how are choosing a Company?
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We have a database that is currently an Accdb regular database format Up to - people access this database at any given time I want to redesign it and set it up the right way because we keep running into locking issues that require us to kick everyone out to free it up again From what Advice Database Solved: Accde, Access Split, i understand i need to Solved: Access Database Split, Accde, Advice first take the backend and split it This will create the front end which uses linked tables Then i can copy and paste the front end as many times as i need and design forms specific to each person s front end and what they enter into the DB Am i correct in this assumption So now i have a backend in a shared location on the network that every user has full access to Each user has a front end on their desktop which only contains form s and queries that were created in their specific front end Solved: Access Database Split, Accde, Advice They open the front end and enter all their data which is synced back to the back end As long as i don t make any changes to the structure of a table the users front ends will never need to be quot updated quot Is that correct Also in order to make changes to Solved: Access Database Split, Accde, Advice the back end do i need to kick everyone out of the front end in order to open the database exclusively I understand that creating the front end makes it so that users can t change the table structure from a linked table which is great but other than that and user specific forms and queries what does having the front end offer Will it cure the issues we run into where the database gets mysteriously locked and we have to kick everyone to free it up I want to present this right in a meeting next week so any insight anyone can give me on how this should be setup effectively would be appreciated Current Database users often using it simultaneously Experiencing weird issues with the DB locking itself and not allowing anyone in until everyone exits Too many forms queries being created by users and messing up other users ability to do stuff Redesign This is what I m asking how i should do this so that it is effective and secure I have taken the old DB and made a copy Deleted all the old data and setup new validation rules on every possible field to reduce human error Once the structure was complete i created a new blank database and did an import using linked tables this created a front end right I then copied that times to get blank copies of the FE I then created forms specific to each group that will be using it so that each person only sees forms queries relevant to their group Then you just distribute the front end Is this the right way to go Do i even need an Accde file nbsp

A:Solved: Access Database Split, Accde, Advice

All you need to do is have all of your forms, queries, reports and modules in the front end and just the tables in the back end. The front end will link to the back end tables using the linked table manager or manually linking to the BE tables. As long as the back end is always in the same location you should not have to link tables again unless you add, delete or modify one. Then you can distribute the front end and the tables will be linked as long as the new users have access to that network location. Any changes to the front end will have to be copied to the other users by copying the front end.

You can easily create a test front end by creatign a new database and importing everything but the tables and then linking to the back end tables.

The locking issues may also be coming from poor design and splitting it will not solve these issues. So test out the split version before rolling it out to everyone to make sure there are no locking issues.
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I have an MS Access Database 2010 running on SQL 2008 R2; front end is Access 2010, It is configured to allow remote Runtime users to access it.

I have Firewall exceptions set up for TCP port 1433 and UDP port 1434. I also have an exception for file sharing.

When trying to log into my database using runtime from remote computers I get this error:

Connetion Failed:
SQLState: '01000'
SQL Server Error: 10060
[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]ConnectionOpen (Connect()).
Connetion Failed:
SQLState: '08001'
SQL Server Error: 17
[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][DBNETLIB]SQL Server does not exist or access denied.

If I turn the firewall off I can access the database remotely using Runtime with no problems.

Here is the firewall log:

date time action protocol src-ip dst-ip src-port dst-port size tcpflags tcpsyn tcpack tcpwin icmptype icmpcode info path
2011-06-09 12:33:59 DROP TCP 1865 49159 48 S 2716551835 0 65535 - - - RECEIVE

I'm so frustrated with this

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Hi There,

I have an access database with one table which is getting full (TableID range). Now I am wondering how I can resolve this...

Should I create a new table and move the oldest records to there?

Also I am wondering what will happen when the last ID has been issued, and I remove let's say the first 3000 records, will it start over at the 1st ID?

What is the procedure to resolve this?

Thank you,

A:Solved: Access 2003 database table getting full

Wouter, how do you know that it is getting full?
If you create an Archive Table and transfer the records it should not affect the current table at all.
Basically it depends on how often that you use the "oldest" data, it could even go in to a separate database.
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A:Solved: Problem: design of database from Access 2000 changes when exported to .txt fo
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Very odd behaviour has just occurred in that I am no longer able to delete objects from within the Acess Database Window. The delete "X" is greyed out as is the pull-down option following a right click. DB seems to work fine otherwise.

Unsure where to start looking on this one so any help would be gratefully accepted!


A:Solved: Access 2003: Unable to delete database objects

If another user is in the database then you will have issues with editing and deleting options. Try to open the database in exclusive mode and see if that helps. To open it up exclusively you want to click on the drop-down arrow beside the open button in MS Access and select Open Exclusively.
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Hi I am trying to create a Customer Database using Access for my new Business I am a PC Engineer and hope that each customer will have many jobs done With this in mind I setup 2003 Solved: Access Customer help Database needed have created tables - CUSTOMERS and WORK UNDERTAKEN I believe it should be a one-to-many relationship I used a field called Solved: Access 2003 Customer Database setup help needed CUSTOMER ID and made it autonumber and the Primary Key Assuming all that is correct - how do I enter jobs for the same customer I m just wondering if I should create an identical field in the WORK UNDERTAKEN table of CUSTOMER ID in order that I can enter the job details What I mean is this - I have put my details in as Customer with Autonumber Primary Key If I d had jobs done - how do I enter these in such a way that the database knows the jobs were done for me and not another customer Do I have to manually enter the CUSTOMER ID of I m just generally confused and wondered if anyone has a basic guide to creating this kind of database or any useful links I m an avid Googler but I m yet to find a comprehensive guide as to how I should set this up I ve attached a couple of screenshots to clarify my confusion nbsp

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Hi I ve developed a database in Access and am using the Navigation Form for users to access the different forms and it s working very well The problem is we still have some workers who are on Windows & Switchboard 2010 Solved: 2007 Navigation Access Access Form XP boxes with Office and the Navigation Form won t work for them I ve Solved: Access 2007 Switchboard & Access 2010 Navigation Form been asked to develop an Access Switchboard which will mimic the Navigation form so there is some continuity between them and so that once all the systems have been upgraded the users willbe familiar with the interface I easily designed a form with the look or the Navigation Form but haven t been able to figure out how to handle opening the different subforms on the one main form Is it Solved: Access 2007 Switchboard & Access 2010 Navigation Form possible to place an Unbound Frame on the form and with a click of a button open a subform in the Frame or have a button just open a subform How would that be coded Thanks for your assistance nbsp

A:Solved: Access 2007 Switchboard & Access 2010 Navigation Form

I am a bit confused because Subforms normally open when a mainform opens.
I am not familiar with the Access 2010 navigation form so I am not sure what you are trying to do.