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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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...

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