Compact Repair Database (Close Database)

I have the code to compact and repair a database. But I receive the error 3356 the database is open.. What is the best way to close the database, if it is open. I have tried db.Close but it must be open somewhere else in the project.  Any suggestions?
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ventondCommented:
You must make sure ALL references to the database are closed. Including any internal defined databases, and Data Controls that have that database. I have seperatly running application that does these functions, you exit the main app and run the utility to do such functions.
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