One of the most common reasons for inaccessibility of the MS Access database is improper or damaged installation of MS Access 2003. An incorrect installation of MS Access 2003 also results in incorrect registry settings, corrupted DLLs (Dynamic Link Library files), or missing DLLs. To overcome such situations, the best and easy way is to restore the data from an updated backup. However, if no backup is available, or backup falls short to restore desired information, then you will need to opt for an advanced access database repair software that can recover your lost data.
As a practical instance, when you attempt to open your Access 2003 database (Employee), you may encounter any of below issues:
Your database does not mount.
Your database mounts, but you are unable to view the records.
Your database mounts, but you view that your records are not displayed correctly.
Fatal error message that does not allow you to access your database.
The root cause for improper behavior of your database is damaged installation of MS Access 2003. To resolve the above behavior of your Access database, you will need to follow the below measures:
You will need to repair Access 2003 installation by using the below methods:
1. Start Access 2003.
2. Click Detect and Repair on the Help Menu.
3. Insert the Microsoft Office 2003 CD when prompted. In case, you are not prompted, install Access 2003 from the network.
4. Follow all the instructions until Access 2003 repair gets completed.
5. Exit Access 2003.
6. Start Access 2003.
To confirm that your issue has been resolved, perform all the tasks that caused the above behavior. However, if the issue is not resolved and you still encounter any of the above database behavior, then you will need to use Access Recovery application to recover your data. Such Access Database Repair tools use high end scanning methods to repair corrupted or damaged Access databases. These access repair tools are built by highly qualified data recovery experts and easily understandable without any technical knowledge. Such applications provide complete recovery of Access database files like .accdb and .mdb.