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How do I trace down user of Access database?

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by dwz, Nov 13, 2005.

  1. dwz

    dwz
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    I'm locked out from an Access mdb created originally by myself.
    I get a warning like I can only open it in Read Only because it's opened by
    someone else at the same time.
    Is there a way to trace down the user so I can alert him or her to get out
    of the mdb.

    I need to resume the right of changing the mdb.

    If you think there might be other reasons which prevent me from changing the
    mdb, please advise how I can get rid of the error message.
     
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  3. Tom Wickerath

    Tom Wickerath
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    Hi DWZ,

    This can happen if there is a left over locking database file (*.ldb)
    hanging around. The following KB article discusses causes of this, which
    include the last user exiting does not have delete privlege, or the database
    is starting to corrupt:

    Introduction to .ldb Files
    http://support.microsoft.com/?id=299373

    Try downloading the AppUser tool from the MVPS website:

    http://www.mvps.org/access/modules/mdl0055.htm


    Tom

    http://www.access.qbuilt.com/html/expert_contributors.html
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    "dwz" wrote:

    I'm locked out from an Access mdb created originally by myself.
    I get a warning like I can only open it in Read Only because it's opened by
    someone else at the same time.
    Is there a way to trace down the user so I can alert him or her to get out
    of the mdb.

    I need to resume the right of changing the mdb.

    If you think there might be other reasons which prevent me from changing the
    mdb, please advise how I can get rid of the error message.
     
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