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How do I recover from a corrupted replica

Posted on 2010-08-28
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I use a 2002-2003 version of an MS Access database.  All of the current data is on a database that consists only of talbes where the replicable property is greyed out.

I am interested in exporting the data to a new database that has replicable tables without having to recreate the structure manually.

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by:t_hungate
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Have you tried to create a new database and use the import wizard.  Select the option for structure only.  See if that will do it for you.

In Access 2010, the option is definition only, but I think in 2003 it was structure only.

TLH
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by:BHelfmn
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When I import the definition only, the resulting table is still not replicable.
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by:t_hungate
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Would you mind posting a copy of your source db, so that I can test it on my system.  If you have the capability remove any data from the table.  I'll see if I can find a good solution for you.

TLH
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mgoodspeed earned 500 total points
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There are commercial tools for recovering Access Databases, but if you have a copy of Access 2007, it is a champ at recovering corrupted databases.

Follow t hungate's directions
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by:BHelfmn
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I ended up using manage to compact and repair the database and then was able to able to recover the design master.
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