I am a UK based Independent Freelance Microsoft Access Developer/Consultant who can undertake your Access Database Development, Developing and Supporting systems created in Access 97, Access 2000, Access 2003, Access 2007, Access 2010, Access 2013, Access 2016, Access 2019, Office365

Access Database Problems



I am a UK based Independent Freelance Microsoft Access Developer/Consultant who can undertake your Access Database Development, Developing and Supporting systems created in all versions of Microsoft Access: Access 97, Access 2000, Access 2003, Access 2007, Access 2010, Access 2013, Access 2016, Access 2019, Office 365


 

Access Database Problems


From time to time you may experience Access Database problems. These problems can be caused by programming errors, Windows or Access updates, incorrect configuration or a corrupted Access Database, or your Access Database crashed!

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Database Corruption

Access Databases can become corrupted if there is an interruption whilst data is being written to the database, one cause of this can be due to poor network performance, this can cause Access to mark the database as corrupted, the database can normally be repaired, but you may find that some data may be missing after such a repair (You should be taking regular backups of your database files).

If such a repair is unsuccessful, then the next stage would be to create a new Access Database and import all the database objects (Tables, Queries, Forms, Reports, Modules, Macros) from the corrupted database into this new database, there are additional stages to this approach to ensure all the database settings are the same as the original database.

Hardware problems can cause Access Database corruption, the hardware in your PC or File Server being faulty can cause lost packets during network transmission (network cards), or underlying problems with hard disks can also cause a corrupted Access Database.

What if your original developer is no longer available?

You may be having problems with your Access Database and the original developer is no longer available, what can you do? Providing you have the original database files and any passwords required I can examine your database to look at issues and provide solutions.

Debug Messages

You may be experiencing Debug Messages. These can occur for a number of reasons, for example if the location of supporting files has changed, if the original programmer did not allow for edge cases and so on. I can look at these issues one by one to determine what is causing them and provide a method to correct these errors.

Security warning when opening database?

You may be receiving a message that says "Security Warning Some active content has been disabled. Click for more details with a button to Enable Content" every time you use your database as follows:

Security warning when opening an Access Database

This means your Access Database will not operate properly if you do not click the “Enable Content” button, this is due to security settings being inappropriately set in Access, I can set the security options correctly so you no longer see this message every time you use your database.

General Error Messages

You may have error messages being popped up such as these:

Invalid procedure call or argument

Type mismatch

I can analyse your Access Database and determine the cause of errors and propose a solution. There are many types of error you may encounter if your database has not been developed professionally.

There are examples of some of the strange messages you may see.


If you have error messages appearing in your Access Database please do not hesitate to contact me

I am a Freelance Microsoft Access Developer who can undertake your Access Database Development, Developing and Supporting systems created in all versions of Microsoft Access: Access 97, Access 2000, Access 2003, Access 2007, Access 2010, Access 2013, Access 2016, Access 2019, Office 365