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RE: Overflow problem, please help

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by SuzyQ, Nov 11, 2005.

  1. SuzyQ

    SuzyQ
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    I'm sending you the database. I've tried the other suggestions you mentioned
    and am still having a problem. Thanks for all your help. Look for email
    from XXtlsilveus@ CPhotmail. Dcom (ignore caps and spaces)

    "Tom Wickerath" wrote:

    > Hello again -
    >
    > Perhaps you can get this user, and the one other user you mentioned with
    > Win. 98, upgraded to Windows XP Professional. This would likely require a new
    > PC in each case. Windows XP Professional, with service pack 2, is a lot more
    > stable and secure than Windows 98. If these two Win. 98 machines are
    > connected to the internet, they really do represent a weak point in the
    > security of the network.
    >
    > I always enjoy tough challenges, so if you are willing to send me a copy of
    > your FE & BE databases, compacted and zipped, I'm certainly willing to see
    > what I can find. I have an older PC available with Win. 98 SE, and Access
    > 2000, so I think this would be somewhat close to your configuration. I'll
    > also volunteer to perform an analysis of your database using my copy of Total
    > Access Analyzer, version 10.5. I do not need any of the data in the tables in
    > order to do this, so you could take a copy of the BE database, delete all
    > records from all tables, and compact it. The obscured version of my e-mail
    > address is:
    >
    > QWaos168@XScom cast. Dnet (<--Remove all capitalized letters and spaces).
    >
    > Note: Please do not post your real e-mail address to any newsgroup message.
    > The spammers will love you if you do.
    >
    >
    > Tom
    >
    > http://www.access.qbuilt.com/html/expert_contributors.html
    > __________________________________________
    >
    > "SuzyQ" wrote:
    >
    > The last new software installed on the machine was over 2 months ago, and the
    > database was fine every day until about a week or so ago. The reports that
    > she runs are run on a daily basis so it's also not a case of just not needing
    > that part of the system until recently either. When I get back on Thursday
    > I'll check out your other suggestion. If you think of any others please let
    > me know.
    > __________________________________________
    >
    > "Tom Wickerath" wrote:
    > Hi Suzy,
    >
    > Sometimes something as innocent as installing a new software application can
    > cause other applications to break. Was any new software recently installed on
    > this PC?
    >
    > Also, you might want to run a chkdsk /f command, clear the temp. folder of
    > garbage, compact any e-mail folders, and perform a defragment operation on
    > the hard drive of this PC.
    >
    >
    > Tom
    >
    > http://www.access.qbuilt.com/html/expert_contributors.html
    > __________________________________________
    >
    > "SuzyQ" wrote:
    >
    > I did try with a fresh copy of the FE. I'll have to check the service pack
    > with I get back in the office next week, however it is only recently that the
    > problem has occurred with no changes to the FE, and no changes to the PC just
    > prior to the problem.
    > __________________________________________
    >
    > "Tom Wickerath" wrote:
    >
    > Hi Suzy,
    >
    > Do you have the latest service packs for operating system, Access 2002 (SP3)
    > and the JET database engine installed on this user's PC (and on all user's
    > PC's for that matter)?
    >
    > How to keep a Jet 4.0 database in top working condition
    > http://support.microsoft.com/?id=303528
    >
    > You might try refreshing the copy of the FE app. on this user's PC. Perhaps
    > it has suffered some form of subtle corruption. Grab a copy from another PC
    > and try it on this machine.
    >
    >
    > Tom
    >
    > http://www.access.qbuilt.com/html/expert_contributors.html
    > __________________________________________
    >
    > "SuzyQ" wrote:
    >
    > Access 2002
    > I have a split access database set up installed on several machines is the
    > front end, the back end is on the server.
    >
    > The problem I'm having is with a windows 98 machine. It was working fine
    > until just recently. Now when the user goes into the database, she can go to
    > any of the forms back and forth without any issues. As soon as she runs a
    > report, the report works, but when it is finished anything else she clicks on
    > gives an overflow error message.
    >
    > I only work on Thursday afternoons so if you reply I probably won't be able
    > to respond until next week, but please help me resolve this issue.
    >
    > I have one other user using a 98 machine, and all the other users use XP
    > machines. None of them are having any issues. Nothing was changed on the
    > machine in question prior to this happening so I'm at a loss as to what it
    > could be.
     
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