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Microsoft Works Database printing issue

Q: Microsoft Works Database printing issue

Hey all. My dad is having an issue with his computer that I've been unable to figure out, whether by my own means or just by searching. He is running Microsoft Works 6.0 on Windows Vista 32bit Home Edition, and is having some trouble printing from Works Database, which he uses quite a lot.

Whenever he tries to print something from Database (or go into print preview) he gets the following error:


Code:
The printer driver is missing or not valid.

Run the Windows Setup program to install the printer software again.
Naturally I have uninstalled and reinstalled the printer several times, but to no avail. Also an important note: This issue ONLY happens with Works Database, and not with any other product (Microsoft or otherwise).

If anyone has any suggestions it would be greatly appreciated

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A: Microsoft Works Database printing issue

I have been doing more research and I'm starting to think that there is just a compatibility issue. I'm still wondering if anyone knows how to make this work with Vista.

If anyone has any suggestions on a program that is an alternative to Microsoft Database, that would also be pretty helpful. It's the only program my dad uses from the Works Suite.

Thanks again...

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A:printing Microsoft database

When you have the "Microsoft spreadsheet" (whatever that is, assume the Works spreadsheet?) open, select File-Print and see what printer is selected as the default?
 

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A:microsoft works database question

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A:Works won't print all database columns

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pleeeeeease some body knows pagination in PHP with MS-ACCESS database support? please provide me that code,, plz.....
 

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A:Works 7.0 Database report current date

"&d" or "&n" (no quotes) in the Header or Footer. Prefix with "&l" or "&r" if you don't want it centred.

HTH,
Andy
 

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A:Works 7.0 Database Date Function in filter?

Field Name e.g. "Expiry".

Comparison ; is greater than or equal to.

Compare to ; INT(NOW())

In Formula View,

='Expiry'>=INT(NOW())

Rgds,
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Howdy. If I understand you correctly, select the table, then right-click and choose Design View. On the left is the name of each field. Change it there. When you try closing it, it will ask if you want to save changes. Obviously, Yes.
 

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A:Solved: Microsoft Works Calendar -works cannot access one or more files.......

Outlook Express is not part of Works.

What version of Works do you have and is it supported by Windows XP?
 

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Hi Sam, welcome to Seven Forums.
It could be down to how your mail accounts are set-up.
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Do you use POP or IMAP ???

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A:Cannot Open Microsoft Works Files in Microsoft Word 2013

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315757
 
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2013_release-word/i-cant-open-any-of-my-microsoft-works-documents/c242b6da-3292-4d7d-8689-9a554ecb7171
 
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch001017.htm
 
Reboot after any changes you make.

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A:about Microsoft Access for database

no one can help
 

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A:microsoft database question

Are you sure it's a database? You'd probably be better off using a spreadsheet, then you could use a formula such as

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, which returns "1" if 2 of 3 match or "0" if 0 of 3 match. Ugly I know, but it's all I can think of for now.

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The official "word" from Microsoft (pun intended) is that Office & Works can co-exist on the same PC.

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A:microsoft access database from scratch

Beard, welcome to the Forum.
This sounds like a nice little beginner database which could probably be expanded in the future.
If you already have an Excel workbook with this data I would start by Importing it.
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A:printing works documents

Download the newest printer drivers from HP.
 

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A:MS Works Spreadsheet printing using XP

File - Print -(in Works)

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A:MS Works calendar printing

I have tried the WKpr60 fix, but it didn't work. I found if you use the "export" command under the "file" menu and save it in the html format, it will print. I now have upgraded to works 7.0 and it works fine.
 

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A:Group mail from microsoft access database?

What type of group mail are you doing?
 

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when I entered my roll number in the following site:-
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I am in the process of developing an Access 2003 application, and almost done. While I was fixing some errors with controls on one of the reports, seems like the database corrupted. Now, I keep getting "microsoft office access has detected corruption in this file....etc". It instructs me to Compact & Repair, but when I get the same error message when I try that. If I open a blank database & try to import objects from the corrupted database, I cannot access/view the objects of the corrupted file from the blank database. Unfortunately, I dont have a backup of the file, I can try to restore to an earlier storage point (using System Restore), but will lose considerable work. Any ideas?

A:How to fix corruption error in Microsoft Access database

It is sometimes a good idea to decompile your database and then compacting and repairing. I had a similar issue just the other week, my database kept of throwing an error "File not found" however i have no code within my DB that searching or references ANY file. I just decompiled the code and it all worked again..Create a shortcut and enter the below into the taget, you can also copy paste a shortcut and edit the target to the below. You will need the path to where MS ACCESS is installed and the path to where you database is stored.Then run the shortcut and it should decompile your database. Once you've sucessfully done that, compact and repair it again."C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\MSACCESS.EXE" "c:\YourDatabaseName.mdb" /decompilemessage edited by AlwaysWillingToLearn

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Copy and paste this filepath into the Run field, but I don't hold out any promises it's the correct answer.

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Microsoft Antimalware

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Hi everyone,

While I am not a tremendously experienced Microsoft Access user, I did manage to set a database password for a file of mine.

I thought this had made it secure however now we have discovered that when the file is emailed to another computer it can be opened without having to put in the password.

I thought that putting a password on the database would mean that the password would need to be entered no matter where the file was opened. Is there any way I can secure my file across any computer that it could possibly be opened up on.

We are running Office XP on Windows XP.

Thanks,

Layla
 

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Joe
 

A:Password Management Database Microsoft Access

Joe, are you talking about a Database that contains Passwords?
Which I assume that you want to protect?
 

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A:microsoft works document to microsoft word?

What version are you using?

e.g. for 2003:

http://office.microsoft.com/en-au/word-help/convert-works-documents-to-word-format-HP001188116.aspx

for 2010:

http://office.microsoft.com/en-au/starter-help/move-from-microsoft-works-to-microsoft-office-2010-HA010337946.aspx

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A:Solved: Printer not printing, but everything else works??

When you look inside Devices and Printers, is the printer listed as 'on line'? Is it listed as the default printer? Can you print the test page from the printer properties? Did you check the Print Spooler service to make sure that it is running? Did you shut down and unplug the printer?
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The Cleaver
 

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We just bought a new machine and transferred all of our programs to it The original machine was Windows and now we have Windows XP I Works Printing Error Business installed the Business Works software and restored our backup to the new machine I went to test a report selected my laser jet printer selected the account hit ok and received Business Works Printing Error the error MZLPP DLL Unhandled exception occurred I have printers installed on the machine - local network I set the local printer as the default and I was able to print the report to that printer I kept Business Works Printing Error the local printer as the default and I was able to print the report to the Epson dot matrix network printer LQ- I tried printing to the hp Business Works Printing Error laserjet tn and got this error MZLPP DLL Unhandled Exception occurred I clicked quot Ok quot and got the following error Application Error Exception EPrinter in module MZLPP DLL at A E Printer selected is not valid When I clicked quot Ok quot Business Works would not let me close out of the program saying I had one option still open which I didn t I had to CTRL ALT DEL to get out of Business Works nbsp

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Hi! I hope someone could help me out.

I am using this Microsoft Access that has a database that is as old as 20-30years on an old desktop. It has been passed down to me for generations that used to work on this Access. Used it as a contact list, and a Report Generator Software that I use to generate a report that I could print via Access. The database is working fine, but is super super super slow! (The computer CPU even have a floppy disk reader, and it takes 10 minutes for the desktop to start. That's how old the computer is!).

I bought a brand new desktop an updated one, and I wanted to transfer all data from the Microsoft Access and Report Generator Software to my new desktop. How can I do this without missing a single data?

Thank you for those people that would try and help me out.

CarleeDungee
 

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