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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 Fix the “PST Can not be Accessed – 0x80040116” Error in Outlook

In this post, we take a closer look at the MS Outlook "PST Can not be Accessed - 0x80040116” error, what it means, its causes, and practical ways to troubleshoot the problem. MS Outlook is a popular email client software that is reliable and easy to use. Once in a while, you may face challenges when using this application. For instance, you may find it impossible to access your mailbox data. This can happen due to varied reasons. When this happens, you may get error messages such as...

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How to Deal with “You do not have the necessary permissions to use the object. (Error 3033)” in MS Access

Let’s explore what this message "You do not have the necessary permissions to use the object. (Error 3033)" in MS Access means, the circumstances under which it happens and possible solutions. MS Access stands out as an application that allows you to develop desktop databases within a very short time. This means you can design and deploy a powerful database on short notice to meet urgent business needs as you plan for a long-term fix. However, the application is not immune to...

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