troubleshooting Question

Problem with hyperlinks in Microsoft Access 2003.

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Microsoft AccessMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft Excel
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Hey Experts,

I have a Microsoft Access table that has around 8000 records.  One of the columns is a column of hyperlinks linking to cad drawings on a network drive.  The issue is that when you click on some of the links, you get the message:

"Unable to open H:\ ..... .dwg.   Cannot open the specified file."

Most of the links are working and I clicked on about 100 of them and around 15 were broken.  I used the edit hyperlink option when you right click on it and chose the same file that it already had the path to, and after this the link worked fine.  The thing is that I do not know which of the links are broken, and moreover do not want to click on 8000 links separately to find out and repair them.

I also exported a report of the links to an excel spreadsheet, and those same links gave the message: "Cannot open the specified file".

Thank you,


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