Written By Adom Smith
Updated on May 17th, 2019
In this article, I will be discussing how you can fix the error with MS Access Database MDB and ACCDB File. There are many factors that affect the integrity of Access data and lead to corruption. So, here we will be discussing a few errors which are faced by Access and some general solutions to deal with the MS Access database corruption.
The error itself reflects that the database is inaccessible or stopped due to some unknown reasons. It’s a runtime error that occurs because of the two main reasons.
This error occurs either when a user doesn’t have the permission to read the tables and view their data or due to corrupted data, MS Access supposes that user doesn’t have the permission to read the specific data.
In case the user doesn’t have the permission to read then it is advised to consult the system administrator to change the permission settings.
This error indicates that your Access Database file has become corrupt. It appears when the index gets damaged and MS Access is not able to trace it. In the given error, ID or AOIndex refers to the index of the hidden system table.
This particular Access error occurs when the jet engine is not able to identify it’s structure and definition. This happens due to some corruption issue in the encountered in the data of the table or its definition.
Now, before starting with the solution you should have an idea of the causes that lead to MS Access Database errors. So, here we go.
The main cause of these Access errors is the MDB and ACCDB files. MDB stands for Microsoft Database File and it has got extension .mdb which helps users to identify it. This format was used in the earlier versions of MS Access and the newer version came along with ACCDB format.
The MDB files contain tables, database queries and a lot that can be used to link and fetch data from other files. Data is stored in contiguous pages, if any one of the pages is lost or the data is corrupted then it will result in database errors.
Though it tries to repair errors manually, there are some errors that need manual recovery. Here are some general solutions that you need to try to fix problems with Microsoft Access Database.
In this method, we will discuss the inbuilt tool that MS Office provides to repair MS Access database. This tool is made to deal with the corruption of large files. For using Compact and Repair Option you need to follow the below steps.
Just open the corrupted database and manually export all the elements of Microsoft Access like tables, forms, queries, reports, etc. to a newly formed database. Follow the below steps to manually export MS Access elements.
See I would not recommend this procedure for normal users as the changes are irreversible. This procedure is applicable only for advanced users. Follow the below steps to manually fix Windows registry entries.
Even after going through all these methods, if you are unable to fix the error with MS Access Database MDB and ACCDB File then you have only one option left, and that is to use an Access database repair tool.
You can make use of any MS Access database repair tool in the market but before purchasing just check the reviews of and information about the product. I would like you to suggest a tool Aryson Access Database Recovery. This software is capable of recovering any type of corruption errors and in addition to you can even fix data misalignments and header issues. It can also repair MDB and ACCDB files with great ease. Not only this, but you can also try the free demo version of this software before buying it. It is a software you can completely bank upon.
Also Read: How to Recover Access Database Password
Above I have mentioned all the techniques to fix the error with MS Access Database MDB and ACCDB File which include the manual tricks as well as the third-party solution. In addition, I have described the common errors and the causes as well. Hope this article helps to resolve your query.
About The Author:
Adom Smith is a DataRecoveryHelp Technology Writer. He is a technology enthusiast with over 3 years of experience in Data Recovery, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics. He enjoys researching and sharing DIY solutions as well as tips and tricks for resolving Windows technical issues.
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