What to Do when Access Requires Password for an Unencrypted but Corrupt Database

Discover what makes MS Access unencrypted files to ask for a password and ways you can solve the problem and restore proper functioning of your database. Extreme file corruption in MS Access can make databases appear encrypted to the application, while in the actual sense they are not. When this happens, you will be prompted to provide a password every time you try to open the database. If you enter any password in the pop-up box that appears, you will always get the ‘Not a valid...

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How to Solve “The changes you requested to the table were not successful because they would create duplicate values”

In today's post, we will examine what "The changes you requested to the table were not successful because they would create duplicate values" error means, what causes it, and practical approaches to resolving it. The capability of any database to index each record uniquely makes it possible for users to modify records. However, if you come across a response showing the above error, you cannot use your data records unless you address the issue. What this error means As the error...

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How to Solve “Invalid field data type (Error 3259)” Problem in MS Access

Find out why you may be getting the response "Invalid field data type (Error 3259)" in MS Access and what you can do when you come across such a message. You cannot wish away runtime errors. This is because they never go away unless they are fixed. If you wish to update your database and cannot continue due to the above error, consider any of the approaches explained below and fix the problem first before proceeding. A closer look at runtime error 3259 in MS Access As you might...

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