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MDE file

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Hello every one,i have an issue concerning the MDE file. my problem is that when i am trying to make my mdb to mde file,Ms Access keep on processing for a very long time and nothing happen,so i have to close it. I have repair and compact the database beforehand and i have even convert it to Access 2003 but nothing work.can anyone help me please.thanks in advance
Feb 25 '08 #1
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I can't think why you are not getting any error messages unless you have turned them off.

Do you have a 'split' database with front end and backend with lots of data on a server? That slows things down.

I was going to suggest decompiling then recompiling but it's a bit worrying that even after converting to Access 2003 you still have a problem. But it's still worth a try; BACKUP FIRST
then click Start > Run and type in the box
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  2. "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\MSACCESS.EXE" "Path and name of database including .mdb" /decompile
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You may have to vary the path depending upon where your MSACCESS.exe is.
Then open a module in VB and run Compile, Close the modle then run Compact and Repair and then try converting to mde.

If that fails, can you create a small new database with say just one table/Form in it, and see if that will convert to mde.?

Report what happens then we will all have more info.

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Feb 25 '08 #2

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