Microsoft Works Database - ''Cannot display End User License......
I haven't tried to open MWDatabase before, and now get the above message, together with the instruction to ''Re-install application''. I'm a computer dunce - how do I re-install application, where do I get it from etc. - all in words of one syllable if you can, please?!
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Re: Microsoft Works Database - ''Cannot display End User...
No need to backup anything prior to a System Restore- however, it's always a good idea to have done it on a regular basis anyway. From the error message, I'd say that the license (if not other files) has become corrupted. Since you got the PC second hand, I'd have to say you probably won't be able to use it. Rereading your original message also tells me you've not used it before now (oops!). Is it something you can live without or just wanted to see what the program did? There are always free alternatives to just about any program that is sold- if you're willing to search and go through a bit of a learning curve. Let me know if I can help out more.
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First one apply short guide, second make use of http://www.mdb.openfiletool.com/ MDB Open File Tool
· Launch the Microsoft Access application, but do not try to open the corrupted MDB file.· Go to "Tools" in the top menu bar, expand the "Database Utilities" submenu and select the "Compact and Repair Database" option if you are using Access 2002 or 2003. If you are using Access 2007 or 2010, you can find the "Compact and Repair Database" option by clicking the Microsoft Office button and going to the "Manage" menu.· Highlight the MDB file that you want to restore and click the "Compact" button.· Enter a name for a new database file, which will contain the restored data from the damaged MDB file.· Navigate to the location on your hard drive where you want to save the restored version of the file.· Click the "Save" button. Access will now compact and repair the MDB file and save a restored version in the location you selected.
I am a Mac User also.
Ran my own Mac repair business for 18 years...
I remember this particular problem with Entourage/Outlook for Mac
I stopped using Outlook & Office years ago because it goes corrupt when too many emails are stored in the email data file. About the 1gb file size. A well known problem. I use Apple Mail these days. Note..It will Import emails from Entourage.
All this data is kept in the Microsoft User Data folder inside Documents Folder... if my memory is correct.
Make a backup copy of this folder if you can... before fiddling.
I used a Microsoft Utility Program called "Microsoft Database Utility" to fix and clean up the Email data file. Then Entourage opened up the email again and I got rid of excessive emails containing photos.
I don't even have MS Office installed on this Mac any more but I have located "Microsoft Database Utility" program which is about 2.3mb in size. It's probably inside your MS Office / Office folder already. Use Apple Spotlight to search or... a free program called EasyFind works great.
Open the program and point it to the Microsoft User Data folder where Entourage email data file is located. To locate the actual email data file...Use "Cmd I" to find size of suspect file. The email data file is a Fairly big one.
I am using a 2007 MacBook Pro running OSX 10.9 Maverics with the free "Pages" for reading Word Doc's & "Numbers" for Excel SS and it all works seamlessly. Dont have a need or want to pay for MS Office anymore as it never got many updates anyhow.
Hope this Fixes your Problem
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"The Microsoft Jet Database Engine cannot open the file '(unknown)'"There are several causes for this error message:
The account that Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) is
using (which is usually IUSR) does not have the correct Windows NT
permissions for a file-based database or for the folder that contains
The file and the data source name are marked as Exclusive.
Another process or user has the Access database open.
error may be caused by a delegation issue. Check the authentication
method (Basic versus NTLM), if any. If the connection string uses the
Universal Naming Convention (UNC), try to use Basic authentication or
an absolute path such as C:\Mydata\Data.mdb. This problem can occur
even if the UNC points to a resource that is local to the IIS computer.
error may also occur when you access a local Microsoft Access database
that is linked to a table where the table is in an Access database on a
Check the permissions on the file and the folder. Make sure
that you have the ability to create and/or destroy any temporary files.
Temporary files are usually created in the same folder as the database,
but the file may also be created in other folders such as the WINNT
folder. For additional information about how to identify which folder
does not have the correct permissions and how to configure temporary
files, click the following article number to view the article in the
Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Microsoft Access 97 database connectivity fails in Active Server Pages
If you use a network path to the database (UNC or mapped drive), check the permissions on the share, the file, and the folder.
Verify that the file and the data source name (DSN) are not marked as Exclusive.
"other user" may be Microsoft Visual InterDev. Close any Visual
InterDev projects that contain a data connection to the database.
Simplify. Use a System DSN that uses a local drive letter. If necessary, move the database to the local drive to test.
Follow the instructions in the following article to work around this problem:
FIX: ASP fails to access network files under IIS 4.0 and IIS 5.0
Make sure you are connecting to the database,then just before you call your sql to insert use an echo statement to display the sql and check it for syntax:-
$sql = 'insert into table1 values('.$no.','.$no.',"block","'.$value3.'", "'.$value4.'")'; echo "SQL ==>" STARTOFSQL<br>".$sql." ENDOFSQL<br>";