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Microsoft can't represent the join expression in the design view. I am running Access 2002 sp3

I am getting this message in a lot in queries with multiple joins. I have looked at the explanation for the error, but none of the situations apply. I just rejoin the fields between tables and they work. If I left them out they would not.
Since I have looked for the situations this error says causes this and have not found anything...is there anyone that could shed some light on other causes ?
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform) earned 2000 total points
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Sometimes this can happen if Tables are renamed.  

Also, check Tools>>Options>>General Tab ... and be SURE that 'Name AutoCorrect' is turned OFF.

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Also, you might want to apply the Hot Fix for SP3:

Office SP3 Issues:
http://news.office-watch.com/t/n.aspx?a=657
Hot Fix:
http://office-watch.com/kb/?945674

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I know Name AutoCorrect is on.

On the Hot Fix...do I need to do it on each users computer or just the development.

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Each computer.
Turn Auto Correct Off for sure - it has be confirmed to be the source of many other 'odd' issues also.

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Thanks...get back to you.
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Turning off the AutoCorrect did the trick....Thanks.
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