access vba to delete sql server table

Hello All,

I have a sql server table via odbc linked in access 2010. The problem is when i try to delete that table from access, the deletion works in the liked table but takes a long time to delete 4000 rows from it. So can someone give me a piece of vba code that establishes a connection to the sql server directly and executes a sql directly to delete the server table?

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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
If you want to delete ALL rows from the table then use TRUNCATE TABLE tablename. It's faster than DELETE.
RayneAuthor Commented:
so you mean run this against the linked odbc of the sql server table within access?
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
I was meaning you to replace the DELETE FROM tblName command with TRUNCATE TABLE tblName command.
How are you executing the delete, right now?
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RayneAuthor Commented:
the i am doing

    Dim vSqls As Variant
    Dim strSQL As String

    strSQL = "DELETE from  dbo_myTableInSqlServer"
            CurrentDb.Execute strSQL
RayneAuthor Commented:
myTableInSqlServer is the linked odbc table from sql server within access 2010
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Great. Just replace the SQL command in strSQL variable:
strSQL = "TRUNCATE TABLE dbo_myTableInSqlServer"

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