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.