Changing User Password

I have a form that allows the user to change his password by entering username, old password and new password. All three fields are of text datatype cboEmployee is a combobox with user list
With a simple update query to run, but it's not updating the table.

Here is the code in my submit button
       
Dim strSQL As String
strSQL = "UPDATE tblEmployees SET strEmpPassword = ' " & Me.txtNewPassword & " ' WHERE(strEmpName) = ' " & Me.cboEmployee.Value & " ' and (strEmpPassword) = ' " & Me.txtNewPassword & " ';"        
DoCmd.RunSQL (strSQL)
       
Please assist
ernie_shahAsked:
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Connect With a Mentor Commented:
<The combo box is derived from a query that contains the id, and name. It displays the name but is bound to the id, can this have anything to do with the error? >

Yes that is where the error is coming from

use this


    strSQL = "UPDATE tblEmployees SET strEmpPassword ='" & Me.txtNewPassword & "' WHERE lngEmpID =" &  Me.cboEmployee.Value  & " and strEmpPassword ='" & Me.txtOldPassword & "';"

and you may not need this part

and (strEmpPassword) ='" & Me.txtOldPassword & "';"


so just use

 strSQL = "UPDATE tblEmployees SET strEmpPassword ='" & Me.txtNewPassword & "' WHERE lngEmpID =" &  Me.cboEmployee.Value




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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Connect With a Mentor Commented:
try this, copy and paste

Dim strSQL As String
strSQL = "UPDATE tblEmployees SET strEmpPassword ='" & Me.txtNewPassword & "' WHERE (strEmpName) ='" & Me.cboEmployee.Value & "' and (strEmpPassword) ='" & Me.txtNewPassword & "';"        
DoCmd.RunSQL strSQL


or this

Dim strSQL As String
strSQL = "UPDATE tblEmployees SET strEmpPassword ='" & Me.txtNewPassword & "' WHERE (strEmpName) =" & chr(34) & Me.cboEmployee.Value & chr(34) & " and (strEmpPassword) ='" & Me.txtNewPassword & "';"        
DoCmd.RunSQL strSQL
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ernie_shahAuthor Commented:
Thanks, but I keep getting the message you are about to update 0 records
see my entire code below:

Private Sub Command4_Click()


    If IsNull(Me.cboEmployee) Or Me.cboEmployee = "" Then
            MsgBox "You must enter a User Name.", vbOKOnly, "Required Data"
            Me.cboEmployee.SetFocus
        Exit Sub
    End If



    If IsNull(Me.txtOldPassword) Or Me.txtOldPassword = "" Then
            MsgBox "You must enter your Old Password.", vbOKOnly, "Required Data"
            Me.txtOldPassword.SetFocus
        Exit Sub
    End If
   


    If IsNull(Me.txtNewPassword) Or Me.txtNewPassword = "" Then
            MsgBox "You must enter your New Password.", vbOKOnly, "Required Data"
            Me.txtNewPassword.SetFocus
        Exit Sub
    End If

    If Me.txtOldPassword.Value = DLookup("strEmpPassword", "tblEmployees", "[lngEmpID]=" & Me.cboEmployee.Value) Then

        lngMyEmpID = Me.cboEmployee
       
   
    Dim strSQL As String
    strSQL = "UPDATE tblEmployees SET strEmpPassword ='" & Me.txtNewPassword & "' WHERE (strEmpName) =" & Chr(34) & Me.cboEmployee.Value & Chr(34) & " and (strEmpPassword) ='" & Me.txtOldPassword & "';"
    DoCmd.RunSQL strSQL
    DoCmd.OpenForm "frmLogon", acNormal
    DoCmd.Close acForm, "frmChangePassword", acSaveYes

     Else
        MsgBox "Password Invalid.  Please Try Again", vbOKOnly, "Invalid Entry!"
        Me.txtOldPassword.SetFocus
    End If
   

   
End Sub
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
Dim strSQL As String
    strSQL = "UPDATE tblEmployees SET strEmpPassword ='" & Me.txtNewPassword & "' WHERE (strEmpName) =" & Chr(34) & Me.cboEmployee.Value & Chr(34) & " and (strEmpPassword) ='" & Me.txtOldPassword & "';"

'ADD this line

Debug.print strSQL


    DoCmd.RunSQL strSQL


run the codes again and copy what was printed in the immediate window and paste here

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ernie_shahAuthor Commented:
I am not getting anything displayed but the attached when I click on my save/update command button.

My table structure is as follows:
lngEmpID AutoNumber
strEmpName text
strEmpPassword text
strAccess text

The combo box is derived from a query that contains the id, and name. It displays the name but is bound to the id, can this have anything to do with the error?
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ernie_shahAuthor Commented:
Great, it was a success.

Thanks very much!
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