odbc failed error (80004005) when using addnew/update on a recordset in Access

Posted on 2009-02-09
Last Modified: 2013-11-27
I'm getting a odbc failed error (80004005) when updating a recordset with addnew and update.  I'm using Access as a front end to a SQL server database.  The error does not always occur.  What do I need to look for?
Question by:dwedgworth
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    I did a compact and repair on the database and it is currently working.
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