ms access

I made changes to a MS Access 2007 form and access won't save the form's changes.  When I try to get out of the form if asks "if i want to save changes" when I select "yes" nothing happen, I forced to say no to exit form without saving changes.  Any suggestions why this would be the case?
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FlysterCommented:
Have you tried Compact and Repair? Office Button - Manage - Compact and Repair.

Flyster
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Boyd (HiTechCoach) Trimmell, Microsoft Access MVPCommented:
Have you installed all the Office 2007 updates to at least SP2?
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
In addition to the above:

Be sure there is no "hanging lock file". Close out of the database and then navigate to the folder hosting the database. If you see a file engine in .ldb or .laccdb the Delete that file.

You might also try a Decompile. To do that, build a shortcut with this as the target:

"full path to msaccess.exe" "full path to your db" /decompile

Run that, then compact again.

You should also Compile your code on a regular basis. To do that, open the VBA Editor and click Debug - Compile. Fix any errors, and continue doing this until the menuitem is disabled.

Finally, in cases like this it's often a good idea to move everything over to a new, blank database. To do that, create a new database and then use the Import methods from that new db to move over all your objects from the old db into the new.
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