How To Recover Permanently Deleted Records In Microsoft Access?

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asked Oct 4 in MS Access Tutorials by Ortrive
Need help to retrieve up my permanently deleted records in MS Access? It’s very important for me but due to by some fault I have losted it up. So, if anyone having solution to resolve such then do share it with me.

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answered Oct 4 by lucy (980 points)

Here are the fixes that you can give it a try to retrieve off your  deleted records in MS Access.

1. Use backup file to restore record of your database.

2. Delete the .ldb file which is auto-created by the Jet database engine when the database is getting opened.

3. Use Jet Compact Utility which is mainly designed to fix minor corruptions issue encountered in access database.

4. Delete all the compiled VBA code from the database. Do this b y using the command line switch from Microsoft:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\MsAccess.exe /decompile C:\DatabasePath\FileName.mdb

Note: need to change the path shown above for MSAccess.exe if you installed it to different location.

5. Use Access inbuilt utility tool ‘Compact & Repair‘feature. Here are the step to fix  Access database corruption using this inbuilt feature:

  • Open your MS Access application (not the database file) and go to Database Tools -> Compact & Repair Database.
  • Locate corrupted database file and click on Ok.
  • Chosen database file will be corrected on completion of the process.

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