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IBM ThinkPads not able to open oracle databases after up grade to

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by dwt, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. dwt

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    In a corp enviornment, we upgraded from Office 2K to Office 2K3 and all
    seemed to be fine. However, it seems there is an issue with our IBM ThinkPad
    users opening databases, but not with the same roll out and our Desktop
    Users. When the Thinkpad T40/43 try to open a database they receive an
    error msg that Access encountered an error and needs to close down, and or it
    gives the option to try to repair the database. However, when a user IBM
    desktop user access these same database they open successfully.. Are there
    know issues and fixes for this..? Any ideas would be appreciated..

    thanks in advance

    david
     
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  3. Joan Wild

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    I am using an IBM ThinkPad and have had no issues.

    Are you uptodate with all service packs for both the operating system and
    Office?

    --
    Joan Wild
    Microsoft Access MVP

    dwt wrote:
    > In a corp enviornment, we upgraded from Office 2K to Office 2K3 and
    > all seemed to be fine. However, it seems there is an issue with our
    > IBM ThinkPad users opening databases, but not with the same roll out
    > and our Desktop Users. When the Thinkpad T40/43 try to open a
    > database they receive an error msg that Access encountered an error
    > and needs to close down, and or it gives the option to try to repair
    > the database. However, when a user IBM desktop user access these same
    > database they open successfully.. Are there know issues and fixes for
    > this..? Any ideas would be appreciated..
    >
    > thanks in advance
    >
    > david
     
  4. dwt

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    Re: IBM ThinkPads not able to open oracle databases after up grade

    Joan

    Are you using Oracble ODBC drivers to access Oracle db's ? that's where the
    issue seesm to be.
    I will say that the Desktop units are at XP SP1 and the Laptops are at XP
    SP2, so it could have something to do with SP2..

    Any other suggestions..

    d

    "Joan Wild" wrote:

    > I am using an IBM ThinkPad and have had no issues.
    >
    > Are you uptodate with all service packs for both the operating system and
    > Office?
    >
    > --
    > Joan Wild
    > Microsoft Access MVP
    >
    > dwt wrote:
    > > In a corp enviornment, we upgraded from Office 2K to Office 2K3 and
    > > all seemed to be fine. However, it seems there is an issue with our
    > > IBM ThinkPad users opening databases, but not with the same roll out
    > > and our Desktop Users. When the Thinkpad T40/43 try to open a
    > > database they receive an error msg that Access encountered an error
    > > and needs to close down, and or it gives the option to try to repair
    > > the database. However, when a user IBM desktop user access these same
    > > database they open successfully.. Are there know issues and fixes for
    > > this..? Any ideas would be appreciated..
    > >
    > > thanks in advance
    > >
    > > david

    >
    >
    >
     
  5. Joan Wild

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    Re: IBM ThinkPads not able to open oracle databases after up grade

    Sorry, I missed the part about Oracle.

    have you checked Oracle's website?


    --
    Joan Wild
    Microsoft Access MVP

    dwt wrote:
    > Joan
    >
    > Are you using Oracble ODBC drivers to access Oracle db's ? that's
    > where the issue seesm to be.
    > I will say that the Desktop units are at XP SP1 and the Laptops are
    > at XP SP2, so it could have something to do with SP2..
    >
    > Any other suggestions..
    >
    > d
    >
    > "Joan Wild" wrote:
    >
    >> I am using an IBM ThinkPad and have had no issues.
    >>
    >> Are you uptodate with all service packs for both the operating
    >> system and Office?
    >>
    >> --
    >> Joan Wild
    >> Microsoft Access MVP
    >>
    >> dwt wrote:
    >>> In a corp enviornment, we upgraded from Office 2K to Office 2K3 and
    >>> all seemed to be fine. However, it seems there is an issue with our
    >>> IBM ThinkPad users opening databases, but not with the same roll out
    >>> and our Desktop Users. When the Thinkpad T40/43 try to open a
    >>> database they receive an error msg that Access encountered an error
    >>> and needs to close down, and or it gives the option to try to repair
    >>> the database. However, when a user IBM desktop user access these
    >>> same database they open successfully.. Are there know issues and
    >>> fixes for this..? Any ideas would be appreciated..
    >>>
    >>> thanks in advance
    >>>
    >>> david
     

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