Corrupt Access Database

By vennedeborah ·
Can a corrupt Access database cause problems with other other applications or computer and if so how? Personally I don't believe it can, but was told this by one of our IT guys.

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Well it will cause problems for any app that use the DB.

by Tony Hopkinson In reply to Corrupt Access Database

Other than may be file in use problems, can't see it myself.
Access being a desktop DB can if poorly designed use up a good lump of network bandwidth or memory, but that has nothing to do with it being corrupt.

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Other applications using the db

by vennedeborah In reply to Well it will cause proble ...

You answered my question exactly. That was my point to the IT guy; I do not use outlook with the DB; I do not use Visio with the DB; Thank you so much;

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outook and access.db

by XnavyDK In reply to Other applications using ...

outlook can work with access to collect data requested via email to recipients and if the db is corrupted can effect collection. I really think its access the collects from outlook but its oranges and tangerines, you get my meaning.

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