What could be more disastrous than receiving an error
message while attempting to mount your Access database? Unmountability of the access database primarily results
into inaccessibility of all its stored records. The most
obvious reason for the occurrence of the error message
could be corruption of Access file. Damage in the file
can be caused due to various reasons, such as improper
system shutdown, application malfunction, malicious
software, simultaneous modification of same database
records. All the hazards created after the error message
can be easily surmounted by restoring the records from
an updated database backup. However, unavailability of
an updated backup does not leaves you with any other
option, but to use an advanced Access Database Repair
Consider a practical case, where you receive the
below error message while attempting to open an MS
Access database file:
"Microsoft Office Access was unable to open the file
'|'. The file may not be an Access file, the path or
filename specified may be incorrect, or the file can not
be opened exclusively. To repair the file manually, on
the File menu, point to Manage Database, and then click
Compact and Repair Database"
As the file could not be opened, the records stored
in it becomes inaccessible. In addition, the error
message appears repeatedly every time you attempt to
open the Access file.
Corruption of Access database file.
An easy solution (as suggested in the above error
message) is to Compact and Repair the database. To do
so, follow the underneath steps:
1. Go to Toolbar menu and click 'Tools'
2. In the drop down list, choose 'Database Utilities'
and click 'Compact and Repair Database'.
3. Choose Access file that needs to be repaired in
'Database to Compact From'.
4. The compact and repair process can be started by
clicking on 'Compact'.
5. Select a destination where you will need to save the
6. Click 'Save'.
The resolution suggested in the error message repairs
your database in most cases. However, if the resolution
is unable to accomplish the desired results, then you
will need to use advanced
repair mdb tools to repair your damaged database
file. Such third-party Access Repair applications use
advanced scanning methods to repair the corrupt database
Access Recovery is a reliable mdb repair tool used
world-wide by both technical and non-technical users.
The tool is easy to understand without any prior
technical understanding. It supports Access 2007, 2003,
XP (2002), and 2000. The repair tool is compatible with
Windows 7, Vista, 2003, XP, and 2000.
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