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Access runtime opens but is completely blank

Posted on 2009-12-18
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I created and accdb that contains 3 linked tables, 1 query, 1form.  I changed the accdb to accdr to open in runtime and it is completely blank.  Runtime starts up fine but nothing is there, the only option in windows button is close database.  I am brand new to access and know very little if someone could help that would be great.

Other info  i created db in access 2007 on a win7 64 machine,  I also have runtime installed there and it doesnt work.  I also have runtime on an xp machine and it was blank there also.
Question by:notasgoodasyou
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Do you have a Startup form specified?

Do you see the Navigation Pane?


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I do not see the navigation pane,  the runtime is completely blank.

I probably do no have a startup form specified as I do not know how to do that.
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE ) earned 2000 total points
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I'd encourage you to read through this article and apply the techniques used here:


After implementing these techniques, if you still have issues then post back here.

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Thank you that was a great help and solved all of my problems.  

Also thanks I think you have solved 3-4 of my questions this week.  this is the first access program i have ever made and you made it much easier.

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