2010 Ms Access Record Locking, inconsistent state

Hello All,
We have about 10 users using Access 2010 Front End and Back End database
The last few days we got a message on the Front End "Microsoft access has detected that this database is in an inconsistent state"
and we had to replace the Front End mdb.
Today we got a message while entering a new record "Could not update, currently locked" and we compacted the Back End and it's good for now.
We have a 2012 server it was working fine for a year
Please let me know what to do.
Thanks in advance
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Is the application properly split?  I.e. the users have their own personal copy of the FE and the BE is on a network share.

Do you compact the BE regularly?

If you use temp tables and certain other types of processing in the FE that leads to bloat, do you compact the FE regularly?
Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
In addition to Pat's suggestions - the error messages you're getting would seem to indicate corruption, which is often caused by faulty network connections, or by trying to use Access across a wireless or WAN connection.

Of course, if your database is not split, as Pat suggested, then all bets are off. You simply cannot have a reliable multi-user Access application unless it's split, and each user has their own locally stored copy of the FE.
frimyAuthor Commented:
Thanks Pat and Scott,
I am doing all the suggestions from Pat.
I spoke to the IT person, he also suggested to optimize the server like Scott suggested.
Thanks you all
Have a nice day
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frimyAuthor Commented:
Hello Jim,

Do you remember me.
I think we found the culprit.
One day walking home I remembered that we had problems with the On timer event.

On our Order Form (where we had the most problems and record locking and missing records)
we had an On Timer event to make a control to blink on certain condition.

We took of the blinking option and the On timer event, guess what??? the record locking disappeared.
But we still had some minor issues i.e. reserved errors.
We put back all the Access default settings and we didn't have any record locking and missing records already three weeks.

Jim, Thanks again for your help in our difficult days.
You really helped me a lot.
I wish the best to you and your family

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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Looks like you found your solution, so please accept your last comment as the answer. This may help others down the road with similar problems.
frimyAuthor Commented:
I just wanted to send a message to Jim
Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
Jim(?) didn't participate in this question, but you could use the EE messaging feature to reach out to him.
frimyAuthor Commented:
I would like to close this question.
Thank You
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