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Microsoft Access database

I just transferred my old database to my new pc by saving the folder the database was in (front and backend) onto disk. I then reformatted the old pc so everything is gone.

I am trying to open my database on my new pc. It opens but then comes up with: '\\DESKTOPPC\DesktopPC\Database\Toby3\Tonys_work_be.mdb' is not a valid path. Make sure that the path name is spelled correctly and that you are connected to the server on which the file resides.

My new computers main drive is I. Unfortunately I am confused as there is no drive letter in the error, and there are 2 x \\?

Can someone please help urgently? My husband desperately needs his database back :(


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Re: Microsoft Access database

Try creating (if you have not already tried) the exact folder tree as [I:\DESKTOPPC\DesktopPC\Database\Toby3]. Now put the file "Tonys_work_be.mdb" into the folder named "Toby3".

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MS Access database recovery

Have you tried creating a NEW MDB, and then IMPORTING the objects from the Crashed/Corrupted MDB?

This will SOMETIMES serve to rescue most if not all of the corrupted entities .

You can try:
eRepair Access is a powerful Access database recovery solution for damaged *.mdb and *.accdb files created in Access 2000 and above. Having such a tool at hand immediately after a database file corruption incident may save you a great deal of time, nerve and, of course, an ample amount of money that would otherwise be paid to third-party recovery services. With eRepair Access, you don't need to depend on anyone and entrust your Access data (often quite sensitive) into somebody else's hands. You don't have to wait. You don't have to call it a day knowing that the damaged Access file will not be restored (if at all) until tomorrow. With eRepair Access, you can be back in the game within minutes!

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Create a new OMFI folder, and copy accross half of your media, to see if it works, and slowly by process of elimination youi should work out where the corrupt file is. Slow process but it works. Repairing the databases isn't likely to help. the databases have to reflect the media files in that folder.
If MC needs to update them it's because the folders contents have changed. Repairing them will at best get you back to an out of date position but must likely MC will detect they don't match the current file position and immediately rebuild them. The corrupt media file(s) need to be located by a process of dividing them up. Only MC can build the databases and it can only do that with good media files in the folder. And why is the OMFI media files error handling not so robust? I'd guess because OMFI media is an old technology and for many years the Avid read-mes have recommended moving to MXF files.

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Creating a new database using an MDF file

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