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Access 2000 database corruption

By rdpflueger ·
We are using an in house designed Access 2000 database. Whenever users exit the program without using the EXIT button, (by clicking on the Access x or file EXIT) it corrupts the datbase structure. I have to copy the structure file over again. Does anyone have any input on this problem?

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Access 2000 database corruption

by Joseph Moore In reply to Access 2000 database corr ...

Well, I am not sure if you can remove the Close button on the Access window itself. I do know you can schedule a database Compact and Repair to run on the database. That might help if it gets corrupted.
You could set up a Scheduled Job on the server that the database is located on. For example, say your database is C:\MYDB\MYDB.MDB. In the job, you want to run the following:

If I remember right, issuing a Repairwill also do a Compact. So, you could set up the Job to run every few hours. If someone has the database open, the Job will fail, since exclusive access is needed.

hope this helps

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Access 2000 database corruption

by rdpflueger In reply to Access 2000 database corr ...

We have tried running the Compact and repair utility. It does not fix the problem.

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