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Can browse to mdb from within access but not from explorer

windows 7 64 bit and office 2003

I have a mdb thats in C:\program files(x86)\myapps

The db crashed and when I rebooted I can open the file from ms/access using file open and the mru list but when I go to windows explorer the file is missing from the fileview window? I also tried to paste files from the desktop into the ms/access open file dialog box and got the same result, ms/access copies the file and I can see it in the folder but when I go to explorer its missing. I even right clicked and checked the path and the path is correct. Any ideas? Is it stored in some kind of a virtualized area? I tried setting UAC low but had no luck.
Microsoft AccessWindows 7

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David Johnson, CD

8/22/2022 - Mon
Paul-B

Can you open it and then "Save As..." and save it to another location and see it? Like to My Documents for example?
Jeffrey Coachman

have you rebooted the PC since the first reboot?
Have you pressed the F5 function key in explorer to refresh the view?
Did you check for a stray 'locking file' (.laccdb), then delete it?
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