Why Do I Frequently Getting “Database Already Exists” Error And How Can I Fix It?

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asked Jul 25, 2018 in MS Access Issues by MARTIN

I stuck with one issue in my Access Database application. I am frequently receiving “Database Already Exists” error message when i try to open an Access database that is located on a server.

If anyone know about this issue then just suggest me some fixes to resolve this issue.

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answered Jul 25, 2018 by lucy (980 points)

Before trying to repair and fix Access database error 3204. Use may check perform some regular checks. Here are the things you need to check.

  • All users running this MS Access have privilege where the MDB file in directory exists. If JET can’t create an LDB file when logging into the database. This will generate such “database already exists” error.
  • Check and confirm that access database is not marked as read-only.
  • Make a cross check that the file is not being scanned or open in any antivirus present on your system.
  • Check your code to make it clear that you are not doing an explicit Close to the thing opened on your system and setting object variables to nothing as soon as you are done with something.

This solution will help you in easy resolving of database already exists error. So try it and do share your opinion.

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