Vital Steps to Minimize Corruption in Access MDB file

Along with knowing how to operate Microsoft Access properly, take regular backups of the Access data and how to repair damaged MDB files, as an Access user, you also need to be aware of what could cause corruption in the MDB file. This will help you take the vital steps needed to minimize corruption in an Access MDB file. There are many factors that could affect the functioning of the Access database. Hardware problems such as network cable faults or problems in the network interface cards...

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The Power and Limitations of the Compact and Repair Utility of Microsoft Access

If you find that your Access database has become very large in size, you might believe that removing unwanted records would clear some space for you. However, this does not always work since frequent creation and deletion of records leads to fragmentation of the database. The Compact utility of Microsoft Access is the best tool for actually getting rid of empty space in an existing database. However, it also has certain limitations, as we will see in the following article. The Compact and...

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Taking a Closer Look at How Access Database Gets Corrupted

Every user who has worked with Microsoft Access for any length of time would have had to deal with corruption issues in the database. Access offers great scalability and is great for small to medium projects. Many third-party products also prefer to use Access as a back-end store. Despite these advantages, Access is also more prone to corruption – we will take a look at some of the main causes for corruption in Microsoft Access. To understand why Microsoft Access is more prone to...

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