How to Fix “This file may not be safe if it contains code that was intended to harm your computer” Error in Access

Learn about the problem "This file may not be safe if it contains code that was intended to harm your computer" in Access and ways to solve it. MS Access databases play a critical role in the management of business records. When such files get damaged, your business can suffer huge losses in case you fail to restore them quickly. Let's say you encounter the above response when launching your database and it fails to open, this is an indication that your MS Access file is faulty. We will...

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How to Deal with “not an index in this table” Error in Access

In Today’s post, we offer helpful tips on how to deal with the “not an index in this table” error in Access. Although MS Access provides users with a simple way to create robust databases, it is not immune to data corruption. For example, the above error signifies corruption in your Access files. While some MDB or ACCDB corruption issues in Access databases are easy to fix, others are adamant and this is the case with this error. We will examine what causes this error and what to...

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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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