Access Database Recovery

MS Access is Here to Stay – And It will Continue to Exist in Near future

In this article we look why it is likely that the MS Access database application will remain popular in coming years despite the availability of a plethora of enterprise grade RDBMS. MS Access was developed by Microsoft more than 2 decades ago, from then till now, the application has continuously been used and appreciated by millions of users all over the globe. Access was once a part of the MS Office applications in Windows editions for home use. But only recently, both Access and Excel...

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How to Create a Multi-column Lookup List in MS Access

In this article we look at quickly creating multi-column lookup lists in MS Access with minimum effort. A lookup field or a lookup list in MS Access allows users to efficiently enter data in a datasheet, by providing the user with multiple stored options of user friendly values, per record. These values are bound to other values in the value list. These lookup lists can be multi-column and/ or multi valued. A multi-column lookup list is one which consists of multiple columns of values, this...

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How to Deal with Error 80004005 in MS Access

In this article we look at causes behind the error 80004005 in MS Access and look at ways to resolve it.   Error 80004005 in MS Access is a Jet database Engine error, this prevents the user from being able to access the database and view records. This error does not arise due to problem only in the database engine but due to combination of problems. One of the most common scenarios in which it occurs is, while attempting to use a shared folder on a virtual box. This error can stall the...

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