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  1. #1
    Alejandro E. Guest

    access database format no is valid


    access 97
    vb6

    a user was using my app all day, the next day when he try to use the program
    get the error like this:

    the file c:\path\database.mdb not is a database valid format,

    i try to read the database from msaccess app, but get the same error?

    what happened, or what is wrong,,

    i am frustated becuase is the second time that happen, the first tiem lose
    a table, and now lose all the database.


    somebody have any comments or suggestion or idea or anything, please


    thank´s for any idea,,,



  2. #2
    Michael Guest

    Re: access database format no is valid


    "Alejandro E." <sitma@sinfo.net> wrote:
    >
    >access 97
    >vb6
    >
    >a user was using my app all day, the next day when he try to use the program
    >get the error like this:
    >
    >the file c:\path\database.mdb not is a database valid format,
    >
    >i try to read the database from msaccess app, but get the same error?
    >
    >what happened, or what is wrong,,
    >
    >i am frustated becuase is the second time that happen, the first tiem lose
    >a table, and now lose all the database.
    >
    >
    >somebody have any comments or suggestion or idea or anything, please
    >
    >
    >thank´s for any idea,,,
    >
    >



  3. #3
    Michael Guest

    Re: access database format no is valid


    Compacting converted the Access 97 MDB. You have to open it with Access 2000
    now.

    "Alejandro E." <sitma@sinfo.net> wrote:
    >
    >access 97
    >vb6
    >
    >a user was using my app all day, the next day when he try to use the program
    >get the error like this:
    >
    >the file c:\path\database.mdb not is a database valid format,
    >
    >i try to read the database from msaccess app, but get the same error?
    >
    >what happened, or what is wrong,,
    >
    >i am frustated becuase is the second time that happen, the first tiem lose
    >a table, and now lose all the database.
    >
    >
    >somebody have any comments or suggestion or idea or anything, please
    >
    >
    >thank´s for any idea,,,
    >
    >



  4. #4
    Alejandro E. Guest

    Re: access database format no is valid


    "Michael" <mludwig@trikat.com> wrote:
    >
    >Compacting converted the Access 97 MDB. You have to open it with Access

    2000
    >now.
    >
    >"Alejandro E." <sitma@sinfo.net> wrote:
    >>
    >>access 97
    >>vb6
    >>
    >>a user was using my app all day, the next day when he try to use the program
    >>get the error like this:
    >>
    >>the file c:\path\database.mdb not is a database valid format,
    >>
    >>i try to read the database from msaccess app, but get the same error?
    >>
    >>what happened, or what is wrong,,
    >>
    >>i am frustated becuase is the second time that happen, the first tiem lose
    >>a table, and now lose all the database.
    >>
    >>
    >>somebody have any comments or suggestion or idea or anything, please
    >>
    >>
    >>thank´s for any idea,,,
    >>
    >>

    >

    this mdb work fine in the day, but the next day get error.
    what have to corrupt the mdb,?????

  5. #5
    Paul Clement Guest

    Re: access database format no is valid

    On 2 Aug 2001 20:20:47 -0700, "Alejandro E." <sitma@sinfo.net> wrote:

    ¤
    ¤ "Michael" <mludwig@trikat.com> wrote:
    ¤ >
    ¤ >Compacting converted the Access 97 MDB. You have to open it with Access
    ¤ 2000
    ¤ >now.
    ¤ >
    ¤ >"Alejandro E." <sitma@sinfo.net> wrote:
    ¤ >>
    ¤ >>access 97
    ¤ >>vb6
    ¤ >>
    ¤ >>a user was using my app all day, the next day when he try to use the program
    ¤ >>get the error like this:
    ¤ >>
    ¤ >>the file c:\path\database.mdb not is a database valid format,
    ¤ >>
    ¤ >>i try to read the database from msaccess app, but get the same error?
    ¤ >>
    ¤ >>what happened, or what is wrong,,
    ¤ >>
    ¤ >>i am frustated becuase is the second time that happen, the first tiem lose
    ¤ >>a table, and now lose all the database.
    ¤ >>
    ¤ >>
    ¤ >>somebody have any comments or suggestion or idea or anything, please
    ¤ >>
    ¤ >>
    ¤ >>thank´s for any idea,,,
    ¤ >>
    ¤ >>
    ¤ >
    ¤ this mdb work fine in the day, but the next day get error.
    ¤ what have to corrupt the mdb,?????

    As Michael mentioned it sounds like you compacted the database and converted it to Access 2000? Did
    you compact the database?


    Paul ~~~ pclement@ameritech.net
    Microsoft MVP (Visual Basic)

  6. #6
    Alejandro E. Guest

    Re: access database format no is valid


    Paul Clement <UseAdddressAtEndofMessage@swspectrum.com> wrote:
    >On 2 Aug 2001 20:20:47 -0700, "Alejandro E." <sitma@sinfo.net> wrote:
    >

    >¤ "Michael" <mludwig@trikat.com> wrote:
    >¤ >
    >¤ >Compacting converted the Access 97 MDB. You have to open it with Access
    >¤ 2000
    >¤ >now.
    >¤ >
    >¤ >"Alejandro E." <sitma@sinfo.net> wrote:
    >¤ >>
    >¤ >>access 97
    >¤ >>vb6
    >¤ >>
    >¤ >>a user was using my app all day, the next day when he try to use the

    program
    >¤ >>get the error like this:
    >¤ >>
    >¤ >>the file c:\path\database.mdb not is a database valid format,
    >¤ >>
    >¤ >>i try to read the database from msaccess app, but get the same error?
    >¤ >>
    >¤ >>what happened, or what is wrong,,
    >¤ >>
    >¤ >>i am frustated becuase is the second time that happen, the first tiem

    lose
    >¤ >>a table, and now lose all the database.
    >¤ >>
    >¤ >>
    >¤ >>somebody have any comments or suggestion or idea or anything, please
    >¤ >>
    >¤ >>
    >¤ >>thank´s for any idea,,,
    >¤ >>
    >¤ >>
    >¤ >
    >¤ this mdb work fine in the day, but the next day get error.
    >¤ what have to corrupt the mdb,?????
    >
    >As Michael mentioned it sounds like you compacted the database and converted

    it to Access
    >2000? Did
    >you compact the database?
    >
    >
    >Paul ~~~ pclement@ameritech.net
    >Microsoft MVP (Visual Basic)

    never, i haven´t access 2000.

    i can not access this database, when i try get the error.


    thank´s for your response,,,

  7. #7
    jy Guest

    Re: access database format no is valid


    "Alejandro E." <sitma@sinfo.net> wrote:
    >
    >Paul Clement <UseAdddressAtEndofMessage@swspectrum.com> wrote:
    >>On 2 Aug 2001 20:20:47 -0700, "Alejandro E." <sitma@sinfo.net> wrote:
    >>
    >>¤
    >>¤ "Michael" <mludwig@trikat.com> wrote:
    >>¤ >
    >>¤ >Compacting converted the Access 97 MDB. You have to open it with Access
    >>¤ 2000
    >>¤ >now.
    >>¤ >
    >>¤ >"Alejandro E." <sitma@sinfo.net> wrote:
    >>¤ >>
    >>¤ >>access 97
    >>¤ >>vb6
    >>¤ >>
    >>¤ >>a user was using my app all day, the next day when he try to use the

    >program
    >>¤ >>get the error like this:
    >>¤ >>
    >>¤ >>the file c:\path\database.mdb not is a database valid format,
    >>¤ >>
    >>¤ >>i try to read the database from msaccess app, but get the same error?
    >>¤ >>
    >>¤ >>what happened, or what is wrong,,
    >>¤ >>
    >>¤ >>i am frustated becuase is the second time that happen, the first tiem

    >lose
    >>¤ >>a table, and now lose all the database.
    >>¤ >>
    >>¤ >>
    >>¤ >>somebody have any comments or suggestion or idea or anything, please
    >>¤ >>
    >>¤ >>
    >>¤ >>thank´s for any idea,,,
    >>¤ >>
    >>¤ >>
    >>¤ >
    >>¤ this mdb work fine in the day, but the next day get error.
    >>¤ what have to corrupt the mdb,?????
    >>
    >>As Michael mentioned it sounds like you compacted the database and converted

    >it to Access
    >>2000? Did
    >>you compact the database?
    >>
    >>
    >>Paul ~~~ pclement@ameritech.net
    >>Microsoft MVP (Visual Basic)

    >never, i haven´t access 2000.
    >
    >i can not access this database, when i try get the error.
    >
    >
    >thank´s for your response,,,

    Sounds like the database file has become corrupt; try repairing and compacting
    it using access97. j-y.

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