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I am trying to use a server on a shared folder with my access data and I can’t get the access file to open on the work station. It keeps looking for the c drive but my work station is map drive letter Z how I change the path so it can open up on the work station. Keep in mind that I created a short cut to my server. I can run the program on the server ok. I am not an access person I am clueless.
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Are you referring to linked tables, perhaps? So your Access database has tables linked to the C drive, but you now need to relink those tables to a file on the Z drive?

If so, you can use the Linked Table Manager for this. You didn't mention your version of Access, but in general this is same regardless:

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/access-help/view-refresh-or-change-the-file-name-and-path-for-linked-tables-mdb-HP005187623.aspx

Be sure your Z drive is properly linked before you do this, and remember to check the "Always Prompt for New Location" box when doing this.
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