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How to reset ODBC connection on many linked tables at the same time-Access 2010

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Hi.  We are moving to a new server.  I have a front-end Access database to SQL Server with 100+ linked tables.  The old database was an mdb file created in Access 2003 but we are now using Access 2010.   We have copied over our SQL Server databases to the new server for testing.  I created a new front-end (kept the mdb format) and imported all the objects from the old front end.  I used the linked table manager to relink all the linked tables to the new ODBC connection.  The process appears to work since the tables show the new ODBC; however, I cannot update any of the tables - they all say "This recordset is not updatable".  But when I then delete the linked table and recreate it from scratch, the link looks the same/says the same new ODBC but then it works and I am able to update the data.  I do not want to have to do this manual process for all the linked tables.  Is there a way to relink the tables a different way so it works and I am able to update the data?

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