troubleshooting Question

Stuck with untrappable error in Access app

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Microsoft Access* ADO
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I get a weird error in an Access app which was working before, when starting the main form, which is trying to bind to a remote DB2/400 DB using a connection string and ADO.

The error is "Could not find file 'C:\Users\MyUser\Documents\<DB2 DB name>.mdb'

And it happens BEFORE anything else, before the form Load or the Form Open event, I cannot trap it although I have set break points on the first statement of each routine in the form ! It's extremely frustrating. Even more frustrating is that the form worked, not quite as I wanted, I changed something, I can't remember what, and now this happens and I am totally stuck.

I had this error once when qualifying the table name I'm trying to bind to the form with the DB name, but now, regardless if I qualify or not the table name, it bombs out, and even before any code has been executed, seemingly !

Anyone can help ?

Bernard Thouin
IT Analyst and developer

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