My accdb/accde file no longer compressing when zipped as much as before
Posted on 2010-08-25
I work with an Access 2007 database file that normally runs a file size of 100 to 140 MB in size. Most tables are linked so its mainly the number of forms, reports and coding that makes this file so large. Usually I can compress the accdb file down to about 20 MB and the accde file down to about 15 MB.
All of a sudden I can no longer compress either of these files below 33 MB. I have decompiled, recompiled, compacted with no apparrent affect. I have gone through and made sure that the local tables had not grown including the system tables.
What else could be going on here that would cause files to no longer compress as much?