Could not find the specified .mdb’

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While working in project in Microsoft Access I got this weird error message. I have been doing action for quite long and never experienced this before. I do not understand what to do now to solve this error. The error says it ‘could not find the specified .mdb’. When I try to initiate the procedure, I got this error message pop up in Microsoft Access. Please help. Thanks.

Microsoft Access

Could not find file C:UsersAlicia.Alicia-PCDesktopClientFiletbITechnicians.mdb. 



Answered By 70 points N/A #169821

Could not find the specified .mdb’



In order to fix this issue,

  1. Start Windows Explorer.
  2. Go to “Tools” menu >> Folder Options.
  3. Open “File Types” tab.
  4. From “Registered file types” list, select “Microsoft Access Application”.
  5. Click “Advanced” button.
  6. From “Actions” list, click “Open” >> “Edit”.
  7. Uncheck the option “USE DDE” >> click “OK”.
  8. In “Edit File Type”, click “OK”.
  9. In “Folder Options”, press “Close”.

Now your problem should have solved easily.

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