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troubleshooting Question

VBA timing out on SQL Server update

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Microsoft AccessMicrosoft SQL Server 2005
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I have a VBA program that has been running fine for months, but now it is timing out when attempting to update an SQL Server table. I get the message shown in the attached image.

The culprit query is:

update tblPaEmpBenefits set planCode = '001+0351634+053+00004+04300+401*EMP', lastUpdate = '08/01/2010' where recId = 12021

recId is a bigit identity field and is the primary key. Queries seem to be executing quickly enough on the SQL Server host. The server seems to be only about 10% active and there appears to be plenty of free disk space. I have no clue as to why these updates would suddenly be timing out.

The setup is: SBS 2003 server running SQL Server 2005. Windows XP and Vista wokstations (I've tried from both) running Access 2003 using ADP/ADE database connecting to SQL Server on SBS 2003.

Urgent! Thanks.
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