Solved

Error 3051 Couldn't open Access file

Posted on 2003-11-17
4
790 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
I have an application written in VB4, and this app has a MS Access 97 database. When I run the app that try to open the Access database, the error prompt with msg '3051 Couldn't open file ......MDB". I try to manually open the database and found that it is readonly. I do not have the VB app source code, and I do not have othe admin login as well..

Please help

Thanks and Warm Regards
0
Comment
Question by:jeffreyykw
4 Comments
 
LVL 77

Accepted Solution

by:
peter57r earned 50 total points
ID: 9762442
If you can't change the read-only property through Windows Explorer then you have to find someone who has permission to do so.

Pete

0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:ornicar
ID: 10063983
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
This question has been abandoned and needs to be finalized.
 You can accept an answer, split the points, or get a refund (information at http:/help.jsp#hs5)
  If you need a moderator to help you, post a question at Community Support (http:/Community_Support/)

PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT THIS COMMENT AS AN ANSWER!

ornicar
Cleanup Volunteer

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
0
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:stevbe
ID: 10103418
No comment has been added lately, so it's time to clean up this TA.
I will leave the following recommendation for this question in the Cleanup topic area:

Accept: peter57r {http:#9762442}

Please leave any comments here within the next seven days.
PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT THIS COMMENT AS AN ANSWER!

stevbe
EE Cleanup Volunteer
0

Featured Post

IT, Stop Being Called Into Every Meeting

Highfive is so simple that setting up every meeting room takes just minutes and every employee will be able to start or join a call from any room with ease. Never be called into a meeting just to get it started again. This is how video conferencing should work!

Join & Write a Comment

In the article entitled Working with Objects – Part 1 (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Development/MS_Access/A_4942-Working-with-Objects-Part-1.html), you learned the basics of working with objects, properties, methods, and events. In Work…
Introduction When developing Access applications, often we need to know whether an object exists.  This article presents a quick and reliable routine to determine if an object exists without that object being opened. If you wanted to inspect/ite…
Familiarize people with the process of retrieving data from SQL Server using an Access pass-thru query. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the ways that you can retrieve data from a SQL Server is by using a pa…
In Microsoft Access, learn the trick to repeating sub-report headings at the top of each page. The problem with sub-reports and headings: Add a dummy group to the sub report using the expression =1: Set the “Repeat Section” property of the dummy…

760 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now