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Everytime I try and compile the code in my access 2007 data base I get an error that states

"error accessing file connection may be lost"
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by:MacroShadow
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That states access 2000.  I'm using 2007
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by:MacroShadow
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Are you using a split database setup? If so can you verify that the tables are linked correctly?

Try importing all objects to a new database.
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by:seamus9909
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yes I am using a split database and have relinked all the Tables again from the backend.
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by:MacroShadow
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And the error still occurs?

Did you try importing all objects to a new database?
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by:seamus9909
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so when you say all the objects, do you mean import all the forms, queries, macros ect.. into a new FE?
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by:seamus9909
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when I try to import all the objects into a new database I get the same error while its importing


error accessing file connection may be lost
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Before doing anything else, make a backup of your database.

Are you able to Compact the database? In 2007 you click the big Office button, then click Manage - Compact.

If you can't do that, try Decompiling the database. To do that, create a shortcut with this as the Target:

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

If you can successfully decompile, then try the Compact again. If you can compact, I'd still import everything into a new container.

Also be sure that your Office and Windows installations are fully up to date. Issues like this can often be caused by faulty/corrupt installations.
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by:seamus9909
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So I did all that.   Does the decomplile remove all the Code?    And then do I have to import the modules back into the FE DB?
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by:seamus9909
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cant seem to figure this out. I have attached the FE and BE version of the database, if someone could look into this and figure out what is wrong with the VBA projects I would much appreciate it.

There is no confidential information in this database.
LARMSV-FE-v2.0--2-.accdb
LARMSV-BE-V2.0.accdb
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MacroShadow earned 500 total points
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Seems corrupt beyond repair.
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by:seamus9909
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so what is my option???
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by:MacroShadow
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Use a backup if you have one.
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There are some services that will attempt to fix a corrupt database. The best one seems to be www.everythingaccess.com.
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