link table manager access 2003 no longer work after installing 2010

Posted on 2010-11-22
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I installed office 2010 and kept microsoft office 2003 because I need to still run some programs under access 2003.

link table manager no longer work in access 2003 after installing office 2010.IT just won't start .
It only works if I open same program in access 2010
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Do you have all the updates installed for:
Office 2003
Office 2010
Your Version of Windows.

What exactly happens when you try to open the link table manager in Access 2003?

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All the updates where installed .

 Linked table manager in office 2003 professional  was working fine before I installed office 2010 (Office_Professional_Plus_2010_W32_English).Now when I run in access2003 It does not open.
It only opens in access2010 .I want to be able to open in both
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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If you uninstall *just* access 2010, does it work again in Access 2003?

If so, then re-install access 2010 again.

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boag2000:removed office2010 ,.it worked.I reinstalled 2010 stopped ,Please give me an easy way
Is the a file I need to copy from different PC?  
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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Not sure. (as most people have ungraded incrementally from 2003-->2007-->2010

If the DB is still in the Access 2003 format then open the DB in Access 2003 and run the compact/repair Utility on the Front end and the back end db.
Then retest.

If that does not work, then create a blank new Front end and back end database and import all the objects from the original db's.
The retest.

If nether of these work, then I suggest you contact Microsoft directly.


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The sugestions didn't help I had to remove office 2010 and reinstalled office 2003
Thanks anyway
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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...meaning that you are no longer using 2010?

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boag2000::correct i am no longer using 2010 . Thanks anyways.
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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I don't know it it is an option or not , but you might try upgrading to Access 2007 first.

I have not heard any issues with the L.T.M.  going from 2003 to 2007.

Sorry I could not be of more help...


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