How to Recover Data from a Damaged Microsoft Access Database Table
Microsoft Access database tables hold all the data within it. At times, databases tend to get damaged due to various reasons and exhibit error messages. You can face problems when you perform various functions. Some of them occur when any one of the following conditions comes in front.
This happens when you try to run a query, a report, or a form. Also occurs when you try to update records or scroll through data in a damaged database table. When this problem occurs you may receive one or both of the following error messages:
Jet has stopped the process because you and another user attempted to change the same data at the same time.
When you use Jetcomp.exe to compact a database, you may receive the following error message:
Records can't be read, no read permissions on xxx.
The xxx placeholder is the name of your database.
Your database table may also be corrupted when you can open a damaged database table and view the data, but the damaged database table cannot be exported to another database or imported from another database.
During such conditions, you need to perform access repair. There are various ways explained in Microsoft support center and many knowledge based articles available to perform recovery. Access has a built in ‘Compact and Repair’ tool to compact the database and squeeze out the possible errors. However, the repair process tries to repair only the tables, the queries, and the indexes in the database. It does not try to repair damaged forms, reports, macros, or modules.
But depending upon the damage and error type, the repair process varies. They may require little to specific technical knowledge and expertise in the field to perform recovery on your own. Moderate skills may demand for basic macro knowledge, coding, and interoperability skills. Also, the recovery percentage various drastically and may not be able to provide recovery in all cases. You can use a third party program to perform Access repair. They provide the best support and repair any database from any kind of damage. Use them to repair corrupt MDB and ACCDB database files.
Kernel for Access repair is a result oriented tool for Access database damage. It has two recovery modes,
Standard mode - Rebuild the existing database and
Template mode - Recreate a new database id database structure is lost. It uses any backup to read the layout and recreate the original database structure with included data.
It also features Live Preview technology to display the database file content and structure. It provides access recovery for every version from MS Access 2010, 2007, 2003, XP, 2000, 97 to MS Access 95. Try the fully functional free evaluation version to check its features and productivity in your case.