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"this object requires a newer version of the microsoft access database engine"

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When compacting a 2010 .mdb get message,  "this object requires a newer version of the microsoft access database engine"
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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try saving a copy with .accdb extension, see if you will still get the message
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by:slgoetze
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Thank you but same problem. I have over 200 sites using Win 7 (64 bit), MSA 2010 (32 bit) without problem.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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did you add something to the original db?
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by:slgoetze
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Like a new or modified table or data?
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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yes
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Data, yes.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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what was the Data type that was added?
if the data type is only available for the newer version of access, you will definitely gat the error you are getting now.
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by:slgoetze
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By data, I mean new records not a table definition change.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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can you upload a copy of the db?
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
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the table impStudentDups is the problem.
create a blank db and import all the tables except for the table impStudentDups

then do a compact and repair of the new db.
recreate the table impStudentDups if needed
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by:John Tsioumpris
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ImpStudentDups seems to cause the problem...
Create a new database and import your objects from the problematic database...
Restore table ImpStudentDups  from a backup....
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by:John Tsioumpris
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Sorry Rey for "double" posting...i didn't refreshed the page...
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by:slgoetze
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Is there a way to delete the bad table?
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by:John Tsioumpris
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why delete it and keep a corrupted database when you can simple transfer them to a clean one....
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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no, it will not allow you.. so just do what I posted
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by:slgoetze
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I will but it is a challenge because of auto number.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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don't you have any backup db?
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by:slgoetze
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No. We keep a rolling 5. User ran 5 when getting error.
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by:slgoetze
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Thank you for your help finding the "bad" table. How did you do that? We will forge forward.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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oh. well to bad. you can search from the web for company that repair corrupted db.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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slgoetze,

I was the one who provided the solution to you  and you accepted a different post.
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by:slgoetze
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Sorry. I noticed that after too late. Do you know how I can correct?
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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click on request attention and give your reason to reopen the thread
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by:slgoetze
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Sorry but I do not see request attention.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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it is on the lower right portion of the box where you posted your original question.
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